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Connecticut has some of the strongest gun laws in the country and leads the nation with its robust background check and purchase permit requirements. With Gun Sense Governor Ned Lamont, the state has enacted new gun safety legislation like secure gun storage in homes and cars

211 In an average year, 211 people die by guns in Connecticut. More at EveryStat.
#5 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.

To become a safer state, Connecticut can increase and sustain its investment of state funds to support evidence-based community violence intervention strategies.

The Latest

Following Advocacy from Connecticut Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Connecticut Legislature Passes the “Governor’s Bill,” a Comprehensive Gun Safety Package

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