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Arkansas has the weakest gun laws in the country and has one of the highest rates of gun deaths in the nation. It has none of the most important laws in place. Despite the state’s high rate of violence, legislators acted in 2021 to dismantle the only remaining foundational gun law by repealing the concealed carry permitting requirement.

638 In an average year, 638 people die by guns in Arkansas. More at EveryStat.
#50 in the country for Gun Law Strength. (Down from #49 last year). See why.

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Two People Shot and Killed and Multiple Injured, Including One Police Officer, in Arkansas Mass Shooting; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond 

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