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Connecticut Background Check and Gun Laws

Tweet Subject/Law Long guns Handguns Relevant Statutes Notes State Permit to Purchase? No Yes CGS 29-36(f), CGS 29-36(g) Certificate of Eligibility for Pistol or Revolver required to purchase handguns. Applicants must complete an approved handgun safety course, and pass a NICS background check prior to issuance of certificate. Certificate of Eligibility valid for five years. […]

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Colorado Background Check and Gun Laws

Tweet Subject/Law Long guns Handguns Relevant Statutes Notes State Permit to Purchase? no no None yes Firearm registration? No No None No "Assault weapon" law? No No None No Owner license required? No No None No Concealed Carry permits issued? Yes Yes CRS 18-12 No Open carry without a permit? Yes* Yes* CRS 18-12 Technically […]

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California Background Check and Gun Laws

Tweet Subject/Law Long guns Handguns Relevant Statutes Notes State Permit to Purchase? No No §12070, §12071, §12082 All firearm sales (except long guns more than 50 years old) must be completed through a dealer. Handgun purchases require a Handgun Safety Certificate and proof of residency. Firearm registration? No Yes None All handgun sales are recorded […]

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Arkansas Background Check and Gun Laws

Tweet Subject/Law Long guns Handguns Relevant Statutes Notes State Permit to Purchase? No No None No Firearm registration? No No None No "Assault weapon" law? No No None No Owner license required? No No None No Carry permits issued? No Yes 5-73-301 – 5-73-320 Concealed carry requires a permit. Open carry is not permitted. State […]

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Arizona Background Check and Gun Laws

Tweet Arizona gun laws are found mostly in Title 13, Chapter 31 of the Arizona Revised Statutes. There is no registration or licensing of non-NFA firearms in Arizona. In fact, Section 13-3108 subsection B prohibits any political subdivision of the state from enacting any laws requiring licensing or registration. According to state law, a person […]

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