Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
NRA-ILA. 2007 ‘Main Provisions of State Firearms Laws.’ Compendium of State Laws Governing Firearms (2007), pp. 2-3. Fairfax, VA: National Rifle Association of America, Institute for Legislative Action. 30 January
Compendium of State Laws Governing Firearms, 2007
The following chart lists the main provisions of state firearms laws as of the date of publication.
In addition to the state provisions, the purchase, sale, and, in certain circumstances, the possession and interstate transportation of firearms are regulated by the Federal Gun Control Act of 1968 as amended by the Firearms Owners' Protection Act of 1986.
Also, cities and localities may have their own gun ordinances in addition to federal and state restrictions.
Details may be obtained by contacting local law enforcement authorities or by consulting your state's firearms law digest compiled by the NRA Institute for Legislative Action…
NRA members and all gun owners must take extra care to be aware of anti-gun laws and ordinances at the state and local levels…. [p. 3]