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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_law_in_the_United_States

These laws regulate the manufacture, trade, possession, transfer, record keeping , transport, and destruction of firearms, ammunition, and firearms accessories. They are enforced by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ( ATF). In addition to federal gun laws, all of the individual U.S. states, as well as ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_laws_in_the_United_States_by_state

Gun laws in the United States regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition. State laws vary considerably, and are independent of existing federal firearms laws, although they are sometimes broader or more limited in scope than the federal laws. State level laws vary significantly in their form, content, ...

www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/922

Except as provided in section 925(d) of this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to import or bring into the United States or any possession thereof any firearm or ammunition; and it shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to receive any firearm or ammunition which has been imported or brought into the ...

www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41488081

There were nearly twice as many suicides involving firearms in 2015 as there were murders involving guns, and the rate has been increasing in recent years. Suicide by firearm accounts for almost half of all suicides in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A 2016 study published in the ...

qz.com/1091855/las-vegas-shooting-nevada-has-some-of-the-laxest-gun-laws-in-the-united-states

Oct 2, 2017 ... Nevada has some of the laxest laws on guns and ammunition in the United States ... Ten states limit machine guns in addition to the federal law, allowing local or state law enforcement to prevent people from having them, Lindsay Nichols, federal policy director at the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence ...

www.cnbc.com/2015/10/02/americas-gun-business-by-the-numbers.html

Oct 2, 2015 ... $13.5 billion. Annual revenue of gun and ammunition manufacturing industry, with a $1.5 billion profit. (IBIS World) ... The number of pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns and miscellaneous firearms manufactured in the U.S. in 2013, the latest full year available. That's 4,441,726 pistols, 725,282 revolvers, ...

www.cfr.org/backgrounder/us-gun-policy-global-comparisons

Nov 14, 2017 ... High-profile mass shootings in the United States in recent years have rekindled the gun control debate and raised comparisons of policies around the world. ... Changes to the law in 1995 required individuals to obtain a license to buy guns and ammunition, as well as register all firearms. However, in 2012 ...

www.oyez.org/cases/2002/01-704

Media. Oral Argument - October 16, 2002; Opinion Announcement - December 10, 2002 ... Citation. 537 US 71 (2002) ... Because of his felony conviction, 18 USC section 922(g)(1) prohibited Bean from possessing, distributing, or receiving firearms or ammunition. Bean applied to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and ...

www.thoughtco.com/us-gun-control-timeline-3963620

Nov 3, 2017 ... When did the whole gun control vs. the Second Amendment debate start? Some say it started shortly after November 22, 1963 when evidence in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy increased public awareness to the relative lack of control over the sale and possession of firearms in America.