State Law Background

Among other things, Rhode Island:

Rhode Island does not, however:

In 2016, Rhode Island had the second lowest rate of gun deaths per capita among the states. In addition, in 2016, Rhode Island supplied the seventh lowest number of crime guns to other states per capita. Rhode Island exports crime guns at nearly one third the rate of the nation.

Rhode Island Firearms Laws

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