State Law Background

Among other things, Connecticut:

Connecticut does not, however,

In 2016, Connecticut had the fifth-lowest rate of gun deaths per capita among the states. Even with this relatively low ranking, 172 people still died from firearm-related injuries in Connecticut that year. With its strong gun laws, Connecticut exports crime guns to other states at a very low rate. As of 2016, Connecticut had the sixth-lowest rate of crime gun exports.

Connecticut Firearms Laws

For details about specific firearms laws in Connecticut, choose a topic below, or see all of the firearms laws in this state.