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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2020 ‘Safe Storage in Washington DC.’ Child & Consumer Safety. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 30 November

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Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations in the District of Columbia

[T]he District of Columbia has established a strong, yet non-binding, policy that each firearm registrant should keep any firearm in his or her possession unloaded and either disassembled or secured by a trigger lock, gun safe, locked box, or other secure device.

The District does not require a locking device to accompany the sale of a firearm, although federal law applies…

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