Choose a state from the list below to see its gun law history.

View the 2016 fact sheet for the selected state.

Click and drag the slider knob to change the year of the information displayed. You can view laws by year alongside their corresponding firearm-related homicide and suicide rates.

Note that NR = no rate.

firearm-related homicides per 100,000 people

firearm-related suicides per 100,000 people

state gun laws