State Law Background

Among other things, Rhode Island:

Rhode Island does not, however:

In 2015, Rhode Island had the fourth lowest rate of gun deaths per capita among the states. In addition, from 2010 through 2015, Rhode Island supplied the sixth lowest number of crime guns to other states per capita. Rhode Island exports crime guns at less than one third of the national average.

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.