Gun Laws in New Jersey


State of Gun Violence Factsheet
Cost of Gun Violence in New Jersey
New Jersey Gun Policy Audit


State Law Background

Among other things, New Jersey:

New Jersey does not, however:

Local governments in New Jersey have broad authority to regulate firearms and ammunition.

In 2017, New Jersey had the sixth lowest gun death rate among the states. Far more crime guns are trafficked into New Jersey than out of the state. In 2017, New Jersey had the lowest rate of crime gun exports and the 14th highest rate of crime gun imports.

New Jersey Firearms Laws

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