Gun Laws in Connecticut

State Law Background

Among other things, Connecticut:

State of Gun Violence Factsheet

Connecticut does not, however,

In 2017, Connecticut had the fifth lowest gun death rate among the states. Even with this relatively low ranking, 188 people still died from firearm-related injuries in Connecticut that year.

With its strong gun laws, Connecticut exports crime guns to other states at a very low rate. As of 2017, Connecticut had the seventh lowest rate of crime gun exports.

Connecticut Firearms Laws

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