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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, to protect Rhode Islanders from the emerging threat of ghost guns, and to prohibit high-capacity magazines.

51 In an average year, 51 people die by guns in Rhode Island. More at EveryStat.
#13 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.

But there’s more work to do in the Ocean State to implement its current laws and prohibit assault weapons.

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Rhode Island Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond After Two People Were Shot and Killed and One Teenage Girl Was Shot and Wounded In Johnston, Rhode Island

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