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OSI. 2000 ‘A Comparative Survey of the State Firearm Laws - Chart 1.’ Gun Control in the United States. New York, NY: Open Society Institute. 1 April

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Gun Control in the United States: A Comparative Survey of the State Firearm Laws - Chart 1

Rank. State (Score)

1. Massachusetts (76)
2. Hawaii (71)
3. California (53)
4. Connecticut (50)
5. Maryland (43)
6. Illinois (35)
6. New Jersey (35)
8. New York (27)
9. Iowa (18)
9. North Carolina (18)
9. Rhode Island (18)
12. South Carolina (17)
13. Minnesota (16)
14. Michigan (15)
14. Missouri (15)
16. Washington (8)
17. Florida (6)
17. Nebraska (6)
17. Virginia (6)
20. Colorado (4)
20. Ohio (4)
22. Wisconsin (3)
23. Delaware (2)
23. Pennsylvania (2)
25. New Mexico (1)
25. Oregon (1)
25. Tennessee (1)
28. Nevada (0)
28. New Hampshire (0)
28. Utah (0)
31. Arizona (-1)
31. Indiana (-1)
33. Kansas (-2)
33. Mississippi (-2)
35. Alabama (-3)
35. Idaho (-3)
35. South Dakota (-3)
35. West Virginia (-3)
39. Oklahoma (-4)
39. Wyoming (-4)
41. Arkansas (-5)
41. Georgia (-5)
41. North Dakota (-5)
41. Vermont (-5)
45. Kentucky (-6)
45. Montana (-6)
45. Texas (-6)
48. Alaska (-8)
48. Louisiana (-8)
50. Maine (-10)

[Editor's Note: These rankings are subjective, and rely on the authors' assessment of effective regulation to prevent armed violence.]

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