States with strongest, weakest gun laws

Published On: Jan 14 2013 10:29:26 AM CST   Updated On: Apr 01 2014 11:24:07 AM CDT

The debate over gun control continues to be a hot topic in America. Take a look at which states have the strictest and weakest gun laws, according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence's 2013 State Scorecard.

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The Brady Campaign awards each state a letter grade based on the strength of laws dealing with things like regulations on gun dealers, the strength of background checks, records keeping, permit requirements, bans on assault weapons and laws dealing with child safety.

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