State Law Background

Among other things, Rhode Island:

Rhode Island does not, however:

In 2013, Rhode Island had the fifth lowest number of gun deaths per capita among the states. In addition, based on data published by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, in 2009, Rhode Island supplied the seventh lowest number of crime guns to other states per capita. Rhode Island exports crime guns at less than half the national average.

Rhode Island Firearms Laws

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