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Gun Regulation and Legislation in America

This database brings together essential documents on the difficult and controversial topic of regulating firearms in the United States.

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Legislative Histories

Research legislative intent behind major public laws and follow the progression of a bill from its introduction to its passage. Documents include:

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Sift through congressional hearings, which include opinions on proposed legislation and implementation of laws.



Supreme Court Briefs

View briefs filed in important Supreme Court cases regarding gun control such as United States v. Miller and District of Columbia v. Heller.


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