Tracking State by State

Giffords Law Center tracks and analyzes firearm legislation in all 50 states, researching close to 2,000 bills each year. Distributed biweekly during the first half of the year, when most state legislatures are in session, Gun Law Trendwatch highlights developments in state gun legislation, documents important victories, and monitors the gun lobby’s activity in legislatures across the country.


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Every day, the experts at Giffords Law Center work tirelessly to craft, enact, and defend the gun safety policies and programs that save lives. A safer America is within reach, but we need your courage and commitment to get there.