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New Mexico

New Mexico has made great strides in its commitment to passing laws that help prevent gun violence. In 2019, New Mexico enacted a law requiring background checks on all gun sales.

492 In an average year, 492 people die by guns in New Mexico. More at EveryStat.
#16 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.
With Gun Sense Candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham as governor, the state has enacted new gun safety legislation like an Extreme Risk law. To become a safer state, New Mexico can work to effectively implement its Extreme Risk law as well as increase funding for community violence intervention programs.

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