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An Act Defining Crime and Punishments, Ch. 49, Sec. 3, in Revised Statutes of the Territory of Iowa (Reprint 1911)

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SEC. 3. That if any person shall, in the night season, break open and enter any mansion, house, shop, store or any other house or building whatever, boat or other water craft in which any person shall reside or dwell, and shall commit or attempt to com...

SEC. 3. That if any person shall, in the night season, break open and enter any mansion, house, shop, store or any other house or building whatever, boat or other water craft in which any person shall reside or dwell, and shall commit or attempt to commit any personal violence or abuse, or shall be so armed with any dangerous weapon, as to indicate a violent intention, the person so offending, shall upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding three hundred dollars. and be imprisoned in the cell or dungeon of the jail of the county, not exceeding thirty daye, at the discretion of the court.

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An Act Defining Crime and Punishments, Ch. 49, Sec. 20, in Revised Statutes of the Territory of Iowa (Reprint 1911).

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SEC. 20. If any person or persons, in this territory, shall make an assault with a deadly weapon, instrument, or other thing, with an intent to inflict upon the person of another, a bodily injury, where no considerable provocation ap- pears, or where t...

SEC. 20. If any person or persons, in this territory, shall make an assault with a deadly weapon, instrument, or other thing, with an intent to inflict upon the person of another, a bodily injury, where no considerable provocation ap- pears, or where the circumstances of the assault show an abandoned and ma- lignant heart, shall be adjudged to be a high misdemeanor, and any person who shall be duly convicted thereof, shall be fined in any sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, and imprisoned in the penitentiary, at hard labor, for a term not exceeding three years.

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An Act Defining Crime and Punishments, Ch. 49, Sec. 22, in Revised Statutes of the Territory of Iowa (Reprint 1911)

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SEC. 22. Every person who shall fight a duel with any deadly weapon or weapons, and death ensues, shall be adjudged guilty of murder.

An Act Defining Crime and Punishments, Ch. 49, Sec. 51, in Revised Statutes of the Territory of Iowa (Reprint 1911)

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SEC. 51. If any person shall maliciously stab or shoot any other person, with intent to kill, wound or maim such person, every person so offending, upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than ...

SEC. 51. If any person shall maliciously stab or shoot any other person, with intent to kill, wound or maim such person, every person so offending, upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than twenty nor less than one year.

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An Act Defining Crime and Punishments, Ch. 49, Sec. 72, in Revised Statutes of the Territory of Iowa (Reprint 1911)

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SEC. 72. If any person shall aid or assist a prisoner, lawfully committed or detained in any jail, for any offense against this territory, or who shall be lawfully confined by virue of any civil process, to make his or her escape from jail, though no e...

SEC. 72. If any person shall aid or assist a prisoner, lawfully committed or detained in any jail, for any offense against this territory, or who shall be lawfully confined by virue of any civil process, to make his or her escape from jail, though no escape be actually made, or if an), person shall convey or cause to be delivered to such prisoner any disguise, instrument or arms, proper to facilitate the escape of such prisoner, any person so offending, although no escape or attempt to escape be actually made, shall, on conviction, be punished by fine not exceeding five hundred dollars nor les than one hundred dollars, and imprisonment in the penitentiary, at hard labor, for a term not exceeding two years.

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AN ACT to organize, discipline, and govern the militia of this territory, Ch. 96, Sec. 11, in Revised Statutes of the Territory of Iowa (Reprint 1911).

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SEC. 11. That it shall be the duty of every non-commissioned officer and pri-vate, who owns a rifle, musket, or firelock, to appear with it in good order at every parade.

1933 Iowa Acts 47–48, ch. 30, § 24.

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. . . No person shall use a swivel gun nor any other firearm, except such as is commonly shot from the shoulder or hand in the hunting, killing or pursuit of game, and no such gun shall be larger than number 10 gauge.

1929 Iowa Acts 90, Use of Rifles, § 30.

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No person shall at any time shoot any rifle on or over any of the public waters of the state.

1929 Iowa Acts 90, Carrying Firearms in Motor Vehicles, § 30.

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No person shall carry a gun or any firearms, except a pistol or revolver, in or on a motor vehicle unless the same be unloaded in both barrels and magazine, and taken down or contained in a case.

1927 Iowa Acts 201, An Act to prohibit the Possession or Control of Machine Guns. . . ., §§ 1–2.

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§ 1. No person, firm, partnership, or corporation shall knowingly have in his or its possession or under his or its control any machine gun which is capable of being fired from the shoulder or hip of a person, and by the recoil of such gun. §...

§ 1. No person, firm, partnership, or corporation shall knowingly have in his or its possession or under his or its control any machine gun which is capable of being fired from the shoulder or hip of a person, and by the recoil of such gun. § 2. No person, firm, partnership, or corporation shall do any act with the intent to enable any other person, firm, partnership, or corporation to obtain possession of such gun.

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