Social Policy

Social Policy

HANDGUNS
Position In Brief: 

The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island supports Legislative changes for use and ownership of handguns that would provide:

Mandatory safety and marksmanship training prior to purchase and regular checkups thereafter;
A title certificate requirement prior to purchase;
A uniform standard of need for purchase or carrying of handguns;
A minimum safety requirement for storage of handguns;
Enforcement of the mandatory reporting of the loss or theft of handguns;
No fault insurance to protect victims of handgun abuse;
License or requirements to purchase ammunition.

Position History: 

1973

Issues: 
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