State Gun Laws
This section contains information about who is prohibited from having a gun under Connecticut state gun laws. However, in addition to these state-specific laws, there are also federal gun laws that could apply. To fully understand all of the legal protections available, it is important that you also read the Federal Gun Laws pages.
In this section, we also explain how law enforcement can ask a judge to take away someone's firearms through a "firearms seizure order" if the person poses an immediate risk of harm to him/herself or others with a firearm.
WomensLaw.org strongly recommends that you get in touch with a domestic violence advocate or lawyer in your community for more information on gun laws in your state. To find an agency, please go to the CT Places that Help page to find help.