Legal Community Against Violence Publishes Report on Regulating Guns in America

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on August 22, 2006

Regulating Guns in America – An Evaluation and Comparative Analysis of Federal, State and Selected Local Gun Laws – A Publication of Legal Community Against Violence:

  • “Regulating Guns in America is designed for use by state and local officials, law enforcement, and gun violence prevention advocates. It provides a comprehensive, national review of existing federal and state laws on more than twenty topics covering all major areas of gun policy. It also includes a discussion of local laws in ten major U.S. cities. In addition to identifying existing laws in each jurisdiction, the report compares and contrasts different policy approaches used to address each topic, and offers a list of features that characterize the most comprehensive legislative solution in each area.”
  • Full text of the report (212 pages, PDF)
  • Executive Summary (16 pages, PDF)
  • Preface, Executive Summary, Introduction (27 pages, PDF)
  • The Legal Background (9 pages, PDF)
  • Classes of Weapons (28 pages, PDF)
  • Sales and Transfers (40 pages, PDF)
  • Gun Dealers and Other Sellers (28 pages, PDF)
  • Gun Ownership (32 pages, PDF)
  • Consumer and Child Safety (26 pages, PDF)
  • Crime Detection (14 pages, PDF)
  • Appendix A: Snapshot of Federal, State and Selected Local Gun Laws (7 pages, PDF)
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