Federal firearms legislation


Over the past two decades there have been nearly 20,000 deaths due to gun violence in the United States and since 2013 over 3,500 mass shootings. More than 2,000 firearms-related bills have been intoduced to the U.S. Congress. Proponents argue the country must impose stricter regulations to address the horrifying number of gun-related deaths. Opponents say adding new gun control laws not only could infringe on Second Amendment rights but also will not deter someone determined to kill.

The following are gun-related bills that have passed over the last two decades: Tiahet Ammendment, 2003, pr...

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