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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2023 ‘Minimum Age to Purchase & Possess in Missouri.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 29 January
Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Missouri
Missouri prohibits "recklessly" selling, leasing, loaning, giving away or delivering any firearm to a person under age 18 without the consent of the child's custodial parent or guardian.
Missouri prohibits anyone from violating the federal law prohibiting a person under age 18 from possessing a handgun or handgun ammunition and prohibiting anyone from selling or transferring a handgun or handgun ammunition to a person under age 18.
Federal law imposes stricter age restrictions in certain situations…
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