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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Universal Background Checks in Missouri.’ Background Checks. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 23 July

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Private Sales in Missouri

Missouri prohibits any person from:

- Knowingly selling, leasing, loaning, giving away or delivering a firearm to a person who is not entitled to possess the firearm under Missouri law;
- Recklessly selling, leasing, loaning, giving away or delivering any firearm to a person under age 18 without the consent of the child's custodial parent or guardian; or
- Recklessly selling, leasing, loaning, giving away or delivering a firearm or ammunition to a person who is intoxicated.

Missouri prohibits any person from denying the sale of a firearm to a person who does not possess a Federal Firearms License, if that transferee is otherwise not prohibited from possessing a firearm under federal or state law, solely on the basis that the non-licensee purchased a firearm that was later the subject of a firearm trace request by law enforcement…

[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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