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1901 Ariz. Acts 1252, Crimes and Punishments, §§ 387 and 391.

| | 1901

§ 387 If any person shall go into church or religious assembly, any school room, or other place where persons are assembled for amusement or for educational or scientific purposes, or into any circus, show or public exhibition of any kind or into ...

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1901 Tex. Gen. Laws 300, An Act to amend Article 336 Chapter 3, Title IX of the Penal Code of the State of Texas, relating to affrays and disturbance of the peace.

| | 1901

If any person shall discharge any gun, pistol or firearms of any description, or shall discharge any cannon cracker or torpedo on or across any public square, street or alley in any city, town or village, or in any street, or within one hundred yards o...

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1901 W.Va. Acts 197, An Act to Amend and Re-Enact Sections Two and Thirteen of Chapter Sixty-Two of the Code of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety-Nine, ch. 89, § 1.

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13. No person shall shoot in the public road at any time, nor when shooting on the lands of another shall discharge any firearms on any lawn, pleasure ground or orchard or other ground which is directly appurtenant to or within gunshot of an occupied d...

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1900 S.C. Acts 449, An Act to amend an act entitled “An Act to Prevent Drunkenness and Shooting upon the Highway”: § 1.

| | 1900

§ 1. . . That any person who shall, without just cause or excuse, or while under the influence, or feigning to be under the influence of intoxicating liquors, engage in any boisterous conduct, or who shall, without just cause or excuse, discharge ...

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1900 N J. Laws 395-96, A Supplement to an Act Entitled “An Act Concerning Disorderly Persons,” ch. 158, § 1.

| | 1900

Any person or persons who shall cast or throw any stick, stone, pebble, or other substance, or who shall shoot from any air gun, pistol or rifle any shot or ball at, against or into any trolley car, street railway car or steam railroad car . . . shall ...

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1899 S.C. Acts 97, An Act To Prevent Drunkeness And Shooting Upon The Highway, No. 67, § 1

| | 1899

§ 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That any person who shall engage in any boisterous conduct, under the influence of intoxicating liquors, or while feigning to be under the influence of such liquors, or wit...

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1899 Fla. Laws 93, An Act for the Better Protection of Passengers on Railway Trains in the State of Florida, ch. 4701, §§ 1-2.

| | 1899

§ 1. That it shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any gun, pistol, or other fire-arm, except in self defense, while on any passenger train in this State; or to recklessly handle any fire-arm or other weapon in the presence of any other pe...

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Oscar F.Greene, A Revised Ordinances of the City of Boulder Page 157, Image 168 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1899

Ordinances of the City of Boulder. 511. No Firearms or Shooting in. § 1. Any person other than the police officers of the city who shall take or carry or cause to be taken or carried into any of the parks belonging to the City of Boulder, any gun,...

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1899 N.C. Sess. Laws 250, Pub. Laws, An Act to Prohibit Shooting Guns or Pistols in the Towns of Sparta, Alleghany County, and Jefferson, Ashe County, ch. 120, § 1.

| | 1899

That it shall be unlawful for any person wantonly or in sport to shoot or discharge any gun or pistol in or within one hundred yards of any street in any public road leading out of the towns of Sparta in Alleghany county and Jefferson in Ashe county fo...

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1899 Ala. Acts 154, An Act For The Better Protection Of Passengers On Railway Trains In This State, § 1.

| | 1898

That it shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any gun, pistol, or other firearm, except in self defense, while on a passenger train in this State; or to recklessly handle any firearm or other weapon in the presence of any other person or person...

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Rules, By-Laws and Ordinances of the Village of Wappingers Falls. Adopted September 13, 1898 Page 34, Image 32.(Wappingers Falls, 1898) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources..

| | 1898 Ordinances of Wappinger Falls. Park Ordinances. § 1. No person or persons shall fire or discharge any gun or pistol or other firearm, or any rocket torpedo, or other fireworks of any description, nor send up any balloon, nor throw stones or missiles, nor...

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General Laws of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations to Which are Prefixed the Constitutions of the United States and of the State.Page 371-372, Image 387-388 (Providence, 1896) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1896

Of Firearms and fire-works, § 1. Every person who shall discharge any rifle, gun, musket, blunderbuss, fowling-piece, pistol, air-gun, spring-gun or other contrivance arranged to discharge shot, bullets, arrows, darts, or other missiles, in or acr...

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1893 N.C. Sess. Laws 348, Priv. Laws, An Act to Incorporate Vestibule Church (Colored) in Cleveland County, ch. 221, § 5.

| | 1893

That it shall be a misdemeanor for any one while a congregation is assembled at the church for any social, religious, political or educational purposes, or while any such congregation is breaking and leaving, to fire any gun or pistol, to throw anythin...

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1893 Or. Laws 79, An Act to Prevent a Person from Trespassing upon Any Enclosed Premises or Lands Not His Own Being Armed with a Gun, Pistol, or Other Firearm, and to Prevent Shooting upon or Ffom the Public Highway, §§ 1-3.

| | 1893

§ 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, other than an officer on lawful business, being armed with a gun, pistol, or other firearm, to go or trespass upon any enclosed premises or lands without the consent of the owner or possessor thereof. &sec...

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1892 R.I. Pub. Laws 14, An Act In Amendment Of Chapter 92 Of The Public Statutes, Entitled “Of Firearms And Fireworks, §§ 1, 3

| | 1892

§ 1. Every person who shall discharge any rifle, gun, musket, blunderbuss, fowling piece, pistol, air gun, spring gun, or other contrivance arranged to discharge shot, bullets, arrows, darts, or other missiles in or across any road, street square,...

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The Code of the State of Georgia. Adopted December 15th, 1895. Vol. 3 Page 147, Image 169 (1896) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1892

Rocking or Shooting at or in Cars. § 511. Any person who shall throw a rock or other missile at, towards, or into any car of any passenger train upon any railroad or street railroad, or shoot any gun, pistol, or firearms of any kind at, towards, o...

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1890 Md. Laws 297, Sabbath Breaking, ch. 290, § 1

| | 1890

No person whatsoever shall hunt with dog or gun on the Lord’s day, commonly called “Sunday,” nor shall profane the Lord’s day by gunning, hunting, fowling, or by shooting or exploding any gun, pistol or firearm of any kind, or b...

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Leander G Pitman The Statutes of Oklahoma, 1890. (From the Laws Passed by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory) Page 496, Image 512 (Guthrie, 1891) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1890

Crimes and Punishment. § 7. It shall be unlawful for any person, except a peace officer, to carry into any church or religious assembly, any school room or other place where persons are assembled for public worship, for amusement, or for education...

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1889 Tex. Gen. Laws 36, Malicious Mischief, Art. 683b

| | 1889

That any person who shall willfully or maliciously throw a stone or other missile or fire a gun or pistol at or into any coach or passenger car of a moving railway train, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined...

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Charter and Ordinances of the City of La Crosse, with the Rules of the Common Council. Page 177, Image 180 (La Crosse, 1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1888

Ordinances of the City of La Crosse, An Ordinance to Provide for the Government and Good Order of the City of La Crosse, for the suppression of vice and immorality, and the prevention of Crime. City Ordinances. § 19. It shall be unlawful for any p...

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Charter and Ordinances of the City of La Crosse, with the Rules of the Common Council Page 202, Image 205 (1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1888

An Ordinance in Relation to the Discharge of Firearms and firecrackers and to the use and exhibition of fireworks, § 1. No person shall fire or discharge any cannon, gun, fowling piece, pistol or firearms of any description, or fire, explode or se...

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City Charter and Revised Ordinances of the City of Fall River, with Special Statutes Relating to the City, and an Appendix Page 158, Image 162 (1887) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1887 Ordinance so the City of Fall River, Streets Use. Revised Ordinance. Discharge of Firearms. § 20. No person shall, except in the performance of some legal duty, discharge any gun, pistol or firearm in any street or public place, or within fifty rods of a...

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