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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2023 ‘Safe Storage in Maine.’ Child & Consumer Safety. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 9 June

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Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations in Maine

Maine law does not require a locking device to accompany the sale of a firearm, although federal law applies. Maine also does not require firearm owners to lock their weapons.

However, Maine law does require federally licensed firearms dealers to offer to demonstrate to every firearm purchaser the use of a trigger locking device. In addition, dealers must post a sign regarding firearm storage…

[Editor's note: The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence regularly updates its webpages with new data as US gun regulation evolves state by state. For the most up-to-date information on US gun laws, please refer to the Giffords URL below]

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