State Law Background

Idaho does not:

Local governments in Idaho generally lack authority to regulate firearms and ammunition.

In 2014, Idaho had the 18th highest rate of gun deaths per capita among the states. 212 Idahoans died from firearm-related injuries that year. Additionally, according to Mayors Against Illegal Guns, in 2009, Idaho supplied the 18th highest number of crime guns to other states per capita, and the state exports more than twice as many crime guns as it imports.



Idaho Firearms Laws

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