State Law Background

Among other things, Connecticut:

Connecticut does not, however,

In 2013, Connecticut had the fourth lowest rate of gun deaths per capita among the states. (Even this relatively low ranking means that 161 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.