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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2023 ‘Minimum Age to Purchase & Possess in Vermont.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 27 September
Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Vermont
Vermont law allows any person age 16 or older to possess a handgun without the consent of a parent or guardian. There is no minimum age to possess a rifle or shotgun in Vermont.
Vermont law allows firearm sales to anyone age 16 or older.
Federal age restrictions impose stricter limits…
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