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Puerto Rico. 2000 ‘Firearms.’ Puerto Rico Arms Act of 2000; Title 25, Subtitle 1, Part V, Chapter 51A. San Juan: Puerto Rico. 11 September

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Puerto Rico Arms Act (2013)

Puerto Rico's firearm legislation is contained within the Laws of Puerto Rico Unannotated, Title 25, Subtitle 1, Part V, Chapter 51A

[Editor's note: The US Second Amendment right of citizens to possess firearms1 is reduced to a conditional privilege by both federal restrictions2 and limits imposed in Puerto Rico statute law, as referenced above and below. For example:
- Gun owners are licensed by the police
- Background checks include medical records and criminal history
- Each firearm must be registered to its owner by the state]

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