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At a Glance

New Jersey

New Jersey has some of the strongest gun laws in the country. From comprehensive background checks to disarming domestic abusers to a strong Extreme Risk law, New Jersey’s laws are a model for other states.

427 In an average year, 427 people die by guns in New Jersey. More at EveryStat.
#4 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.

New Jersey has laws to encourage “smart gun” technology and to combat the growing danger of untraceable, undetectable, and downloadable ghost guns. To become a safer state, New Jersey must combat the epidemic of daily gun violence in its cities and ensure its laws are effectively implemented.

The Latest

Everytown Community Safety Fund and New Jersey Moms Demand Action Applaud New Jersey Governor Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Matt Platkin for Awarding $15 Million to Community Violence Prevention Organizations

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