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Updates on State Gun Laws

By Penny Okamoto, Executive Director of Ceasefire Oregon

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence just released an update on state gun law developments. Public outrage after the December 2012 massacre in Newtown has resulted in real and sustained changes to gun laws in many states. Sixty-four new laws have been passed to strengthen state gun laws, and eight of them made large changes to the way states regulate guns.