Below is a list of resources about gun laws in the United States. Please click on the file name or link to view.

Download the Database

Download the Database

This file contains the database of all law provisions by year and state as well as the codebook.

Download the Codebook


View the Manuscript (link to manuscript website)

State Firearm Laws Manuscript

The manuscript describes the methods we used in creating the database and the sources of our information. It briefly describes the need for the database and some of the general trends we discovered.