A state-by-state analysis shows that states like New York with stronger gun laws have lower gun death rates, and the states with weaker laws have higher gun death rates.
In the report, New York State again comes out a leader–with an A- rating–because of its strong, effective gun laws and low gun death rates.
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Find out more:
- Full report with ratings of all 50 states: 2014 Gun Law State Scorecard, Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, 12/12/14
- NYAGV press release, “Two Years After Newtown, New York State Gets an A- on Gun Laws,” 12/12/14