Connecticut State Law Summary

Posted on February 18, 2015


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



Among other things, Connecticut:

Connecticut does not, however,

In 2010, Connecticut had the sixth lowest rate of gun deaths per capita among the states. (Even this relatively low ranking means that 209 people died from firearm-related injuries in Connecticut that year.) In addition, based on data published by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, in 2009, Connecticut supplied the ninth lowest number of crime guns to other states per capita, and is a net importer of crime guns.

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.