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Gun laws, 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-defense and carry laws." Use The Guardian's interactive app to view gun laws on a state by state basis.

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