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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.

415 In an average year, 415 people die by guns in New Mexico.
7th New Mexico has the 7th highest rate of gun deaths in the United States.
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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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Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud New Mexico Senate for Passing Critical Legislation to Prevent Police Violence

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