The federal ban on bump stocks remains in place after the Supreme Court rejects an appeal to review it

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The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal on the federal ban on bump stocks that took effect nearly a year ago.

Bump stocks are extended magazines that can be added to firearms so that they can be fired for longer without reloading.

The Trump administration enacted the ban after they were used by the gunman behind the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, who killed 48 people and injured hundreds more.

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WASHINGTON AP The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal of the federal ban on bump stocks, devices that allow semi-automatic firearms to fire rapidly like machine guns.

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