State Right to Bear Arms in Arizona

Posted on May 7, 2015

Article II, § 26 of the Arizona Constitution states: “The right of the individual citizen to bear arms in defense of himself or the State shall not be impaired, but nothing in this section shall be construed as authorizing individuals or corporations to organize, maintain, or employ an armed body of men.” In addition, Arizona Revised Statutes § 12-714 states that the legislature has found that “[t]he citizens of this state have the right, under . . . article II, § 26 of the Arizona Constitution, to keep and bear arms.”

For further information about the right to bear arms in this state, contact the Law Center directly.