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Mississippi has among the weakest gun laws in the country. The state has none of the foundational gun laws in place, and only a few policies total—having most recently repealed the requirement to get a permit before carrying a concealed handgun in public. It also has the single worst rate of gun deaths in the country. Mississippi is also among the top states in household firearm ownership.

793 In an average year, 793 people die by guns in Mississippi. More at EveryStat.
#49 in the country for Gun Law Strength. (Up from #50 last year). See why.

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