Which states have the strictest gun laws in America?

According to a Wisevoter pole from 2023, California, New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Hawaii, and Connecticut take the cake when it comes to restrictions on guns and gun ownership.

From "assault weapons" restrictions to gun safety reform and "stronger" background checks, these eight states regulate their residents' right to bear arms like it's going out of style.

Then there's Idaho.



Gun owners love Idaho gun laws. 

Why wouldn't they? A militia state through and through, Idaho lawmakers are unapologetic champions for the Second Amendment.

Their unwavering belief in maintaining a well-regulated militia to sustain the security of Idaho as a free state has kept gun-grabbers at bay throughout the state's history. In short, that's why the anti-gun crowd tends to despise Idaho's pro-2A agenda.


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Anti-gun people hated Idaho gun laws.

We suppose you can't have one without the other, right?

Everytown Research & Policy argues the Gem State is severely lacking in foundational gun safety laws, noting our state's higher-than-average rate of gun suicide ahead of hangings and self-suffocating in 2023.

That's a fair point.

However, firearm enthusiasts might point out a lack of interest in banning or regulating ropes or other methods and devices that assist in self-suffocation. That said, it's easy to understand why gun regulation remains a highly debated issue in America.

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