Gun Laws in Kansas

State Law Background

Among other things, Kansas requires certain mentally ill individuals to be reported to the federal database used for firearm purchaser background checks.

Kansas law does not, however:

State of Gun Violence Factsheet

In 2017, Kansas had the 17th highest gun death rate among the states. Kansas also supplied crime guns to other states at the 20th highest rate among the states. However, Kansas also imports a substantial number of guns from other states. In 2017, Kansas imported crime guns at the eighth highest rate among the states.

Kansas Firearms Laws

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