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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Universal Background Checks in Mississippi.’ Background Checks. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 16 October
Private Sales in Mississippi
Private firearms transfers (i.e., transfers by non-firearms dealers) are not subject to a background check requirement in Mississippi, although federal and state purchaser prohibitions still apply…
Mississippi prohibits the transfer of any deadly weapon, any weapon the carrying of which concealed is prohibited, or a pistol cartridge, to any person who is known to be under 18 years of age or who is known to be intoxicated.
Mississippi also prohibits any person from knowingly or intentionally transferring, or attempting to transfer, a stolen firearm…
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