Gun Laws in Georgia

State Law Background

Among other things, Georgia requires handgun dealers and employees of handgun dealers to obtain a state license. However, Georgia does not:

State of Gun Violence Factsheet

In 2017, Georgia had the 19th highest gun death rate among the states. Georgia also supplied crime guns to other states at the tenth highest rate among the states. Georgia exported crime guns at more than twice the national rate and nearly twice the rate at which it imported crime guns from other states.

Georgia Firearms Laws

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