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Rhode Island

At a Glance

Rhode Island

Rhode Island has taken many important steps to enact common-sense gun laws. In addition to requiring background checks on all gun sales and enacting a strong Extreme Risk law, the state has recently strengthened its laws to disarm domestic abusers and to protect Rhode Islanders from the emerging threat of ghost guns.

46 In an average year, 46 people die by guns in Rhode Island.
3rd Rhode Island has the 3rd lowest gun homicide death rate in the US.
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But there’s more work to do in the Ocean State to implement its current laws, keep guns out of K-12 schools and prohibit high-capacity magazines and assault weapons.

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