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  • How Many Gun Laws Are There? Study Disputes 20,000 Number

    01/26/2003 2:55:58 PM PST · by TERMINATTOR · 25 replies · 501+ views ^ | January 24, 2003 | Susan Jones
    ( - Why pass more gun laws, when there are 20,000 of them on the books that should be enforced? Many gun owners use that argument in the effort to stop gun-control groups from infringing on their Second Amendment rights. But gun control advocates are trying to undermine that "20,000 gun laws" argument with a new study that casts doubt on the meaning of the "20,000" number. A study from the Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy counts only 300 "relevant federal and state laws regarding the manufacture, design, sale, purchase, or possession of guns." The key word...