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Hawaii has some of the strongest gun laws in the country and leads the nation with the lowest rate of gun deaths a year. Among many of its life saving laws, the state has a law that requires gun purchasers to obtain a license and complete a firearm safety course.

55 In an average year, 55 people die by guns in Hawaii. More at EveryStat.
#2 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.

With Gun Sense Candidate David Ige as governor, the state has enacted new gun safety legislation like an Extreme Risk law, as well as a law that would alert law enforcement when those prohibited from owning firearms try to obtain a gun. To become a safer state, Hawaii can invest in community violence intervention programs.

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Victory for Gun Safety: After Testimony and Advocacy from Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, Lawmakers Reject Dangerous Shoot First Legislation

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