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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Machine Guns & Automatic Firearms in Missouri.’ Hardware & Ammunition. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 9 March
Machine Guns and Automatic Firearms in Missouri
Missouri prohibits the knowing possession, sale, manufacture, transportation or repair of a machine gun, if the possession, sale, manufacture, transportation or repair is "in violation of federal law."
However, federal law generally allows private citizens to acquire and possess machine guns manufactured prior to May 19, 1986 so long as they are registered…
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