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Rhode Island Firearms Law

The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010.

Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws.

Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

Important State Links:
Rhode Island State Firearms Statutes
Rhode Island State website
Rhode Island Attorney General

Important Federal Links:
ATF Summary of Federal & State Laws
Public Law 111-24 512(b)
Possession of Firearms in Federal Facilities (18 USC 930)

Roger Williams National Memorial
Touro Synagogue

Disclaimer: This summary is meant for general purposes only. Firearm laws change frequently. All infomation stated here is accurate as of 2/3/2010. It is illegal to brandish or discharge a weapon. Federal and state regulations restrict the possession of firearms in federal buildings and school zones.



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