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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Machine Guns & Automatic Firearms in Maine.’ Hardware & Ammunition. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 6 May
Machine Guns and Automatic Firearms in Maine
Maine law prohibits knowingly possessing a machine gun; however, this prohibition does not apply to machine guns manufactured, acquired, transferred, or possessed in accordance with federal law.
Federal law generally allows the possession of machine guns manufactured prior to May 19, 1986 so long as they are registered…
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