Adam Henderson shops Friday for a rifle at Guns and Leather, a firearms store and shooting range, in Greenbrier, Tenn. A nationwide review by Associated Press found that over the last two years, 24 states, mostly in the South and West, have passed 47 new laws loosening gun restrictions. (Associated Press)

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Adam Henderson shops Friday for a rifle at Guns and Leather, a firearms store and shooting range, in Greenbrier, Tenn. A nationwide review by Associated Press found that over the last two years, 24 states, mostly in the South and West, have passed 47 new laws loosening gun restrictions. (Associated Press)