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2021 Firearm Background Checks Continue to Surge Past Pre-Pandemic Level

RI exceeding national average increase in FBI NICS* checks.


 202120202019% Inc. 2021 v. 2019

Rhode Island



United States (excluding territories)38,491,71939,326,07928,007,320+37.6%

*Source: www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/nics

Highlights from the Blog

2020 RI Gun Safety Poll

Overwhelming support for common-sense gun safety measures, including more than 70% in favor of limiting magazine capacity and regulating assault weapons.

Gun Safety Reform is Constitutional

In 2008, District of Columbia v. Heller affirmed:

“the [Second Amendment] right was not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose.”

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