Gun law in the United States is defined several state and federal statutes. The protection against infringement of the right to keep and bear arms is addressed in the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. Gun laws in the United States regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition. State laws vary, and are independent of existing federal firearms laws, although they can be either broader or more limited than the federal laws. Some states have created assault weapon bans that are similar to the expired federal assault weapons ban. State level laws vary significantly in their form, content, and level of restriction. Federal gun laws are enforced by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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