Because our federal gun laws are so weak, states can play a critical role by
adopting laws to protect communities from gun violence. While some states have
Proponents of more gun control laws state that the Second Amendment was
intended for militias; that gun violence would be reduced; that gun restrictions
Gun control laws regulate the possession and purchase of firearms, including the
types of guns that may be owned, waiting periods required for purchase,
Jan 4, 2016 ... Some of the gaps in our country's gun laws can only be fixed through legislation,
which is why the President continues to call on Congress to ...
Gun control (or regulation of firearms) refers to laws or policies that regulate the
manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms in order ...
For federal gun laws, see Gun law in the United States. ... Federal Firearms
License · Firearm case law · Firearm Owners Protection Act · Gun Control Act of
. Main article: Gun law in the United States. Federal gun laws are enforced
by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...
The National Rifle Association called the ruling a landmark, but the decision did
not specify what kind of gun laws can be applied to the Second Amendment.
Jan 12, 2016 ... The debate over gun control in the United States has waxed and waned over the
years, stirred by a series of mass killings by gunmen in civilian ...
Jan 2, 2016 ... [President Obama on current level of U.S. gun violence: 'This is not ... guns
legally, while 42 percent preferred enacting stricter gun control laws.