State Gun Laws Enacted in the Year Since Newtown / New York Times / December 10, 2013

About 1,500 state gun bills have been introduced since the Newtown massacre 12 months ago. 178 passed at least one chamber of a state legislature. 109 have become law. 70 of the new laws ease restrictions and expand the rights of gun owners. 39 restricted gun purchase or use. Most of those bills were approved in states controlled by Republicans. Those who support stricter regulations won some victories mostly in states where the legislature and governorship are controlled by Democrats to increase restrictions on gun use and ownership.

Oregon is one of only 11 states that have not passed any legislation on gun control.  The others are Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin.

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