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    Gun laws in the US, state by state: President Obama has indicated a move towards strengthening federal gun control measures, but the reality is that the majority of gun legislation in the US is enacted at the state level. That has brought broad variations across the country, with states taking different approaches to issues ranging from sales, permits, licensing, self-defence and carry laws
Seven key points about the data: Weapons laws can vary dramatically from state to state. Here are the key findings we collected while building our interactive
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    Gun laws in the US, state by state: President Obama has indicated a move towards strengthening federal gun control measures, but the reality is that the majority of gun legislation in the US is enacted at the state level. That has brought broad variations across the country, with states taking different approaches to issues ranging from sales, permits, licensing, self-defence and carry laws

    Seven key points about the data: Weapons laws can vary dramatically from state to state. Here are the key findings we collected while building our interactive

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