Friday, August 2, 2019

In Case You Need An Example of a Handgun Ban

 session law 590 of 1902  Acts of the General Assembly of South-Carolina::
No. 590.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina: That section 1 of an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the carrying, manufacture and sale of pistols, and to make a violation of the same a misdemeanor," approved 20th February, 1901; by striking out at the end of said section all after the word "or" and inserting in lieu thereof the following, "to the carrying or keeping of pistols by persons while on their own premises," so that said section when thus amended shall read as follows:
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Manufacture and sale and carState of South Carolina, That from and after the first day of July, 1902,1902, it shall be unlawful for any one to carry about the person, whether concealed or not, any pistol less than 20 inches  long and three pounds in weight. And it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to manufacture, sell or offer for sale, or transport for sale or use into this State, any pistol of  less length and weight. Any violation of this section shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars, or imprisonment for not more than thirty days, and in case of a sale by a person, firm or corporation the sum of one hundred dollars shall also be forfeited to and for the use of the school fund of the County wherein the violation takes place, to be recovered as other fines and forfeitures: Provided, This Act shall not apply to peace officers in the actual discharge of their duties, or to the carrying or keeping of pistols by persons while on their own premises.
Approved the 25th day of February, A. D. 1902.

Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, No. XCV"

SEC. 3. Any person who shall sell, barter or exchange, or
otherwise dispose of, or in any manner furnish to any person any person any dirk or bowie knife, or a sword or a spear in a cane, brass or metal knucks, or any pistol, of any kind whatever, except such as are used in the army or navy of the United States, and known as the navy pistol, or any kind of cartridge, for any pistol, or any person who shall keep any such arms or cartridges for sale, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. " https://books.google.com/books?id=0xo0AQAAMAAJ&dq=Acts%20Arkansas%20pistol&pg=PA191#v=onepage&q=Acts%20Arkansas%20pistol&f=false

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