State Law Background

In 2014, Louisiana enacted a law to reduce access to guns by domestic abusers.

However, Louisiana still does not:

In 2014 (the last year for which data is available), Louisiana had the highest number of gun deaths per capita among all the states. 890 people died from firearm injuries in Louisiana in that year. In addition, Louisiana plays a significant role in gun trafficking. Based on data published by Mayors Against Illegal Guns (“MAIG”), in 2009, Louisiana ranked 15th among the states in terms of the number of crime guns supplied to other states per capita.

Louisiana Firearms Laws

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