Louisiana State Law Summary

Posted on August 10, 2015




In 2014, Louisiana enacted a law to reduce access to guns by domestic abusers.

However, Louisiana still does not:

In 2013, Louisiana had the second highest number of gun deaths per capita among the states. 886 people died from firearm injuries in Louisiana in that year. In addition, Louisiana plays a significant role in gun trafficking. Based on data published by Mayors Against Illegal Guns (“MAIG”), in 2009, Louisiana ranked 15th among the states in terms of the number of crime guns supplied to other states per capita.

Louisiana Firearms Laws

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