State Law Background

Arkansas does not:

Local governments in Arkansas generally lack authority to regulate firearms or ammunition, and the state requires local law enforcement to issue a concealed handgun license to any applicant who meets certain basic qualifications.

In 2014, Arizona had the fifth highest number of gun deaths per capita among the states. 491 people died from gunshot wounds in Arkansas in that year.

Arkansas Firearms Laws

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