Gun Laws in Vermont

State Law Background

Vermont comprehensively strengthened its gun safety laws in 2018 by enacting legislation that:

State of Gun Violence Factsheet

Despite this progress, Vermont has not taken action in multiple other areas. Among other things, Vermont still does not:

In 2017, Vermont had the 17th lowest gun death rate among the states. In that year alone, 70 people died from gunshot wounds in Vermont. Vermont also supplied crime guns to other states at the 19th highest rate among the states. Vermont exported crime guns at nearly twice the national rate and more than five times the rate at which it imported crime guns from other states.

Vermont Firearms Laws

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