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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Minimum Age to Purchase & Possess in Ohio.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 23 June
Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Ohio
Ohio law prohibits the purchase of a firearm by any person under age 18, and the purchase of a handgun by any person under age 21.
Ohio law also generally prohibits selling or furnishing a firearm to a person under age 18, or a handgun to a person under age 21.
Ohio provides no minimum age for the possession of firearms, although federal age restrictions still apply…
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