Arizona State Law Summary

Posted on January 3, 2012


View a comprehensive summary of new state laws enacted in 2013 and 2014.



Among other things, Arizona does not:

In 2010, Arizona had the 8th highest number of gun deaths per capita among the states. In addition, based on data published by Mayors Against Illegal Guns (“MAIG”), Arizona had the 13th highest rate of crime gun exports among the states – meaning that crime guns originally sold in Arizona were recovered after being used in crimes in other states at the 13th highest rate among the states.

According to MAIG, Arizona is also one of the top three source states for U.S. guns that are recovered after being used in a crime in Mexico. When population is taken into account, Arizona has the highest rate of crime gun exports to Mexico of any state.

Arizona Firearms Laws

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