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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Machine Guns & Automatic Firearms in Colorado.’ Hardware & Ammunition. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 3 August

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Machine Guns and Automatic Firearms in Colorado

Colorado prohibits the knowing possession of a "dangerous weapon," which includes a machine gun. Limited exceptions exist for peace or military officers when acting in the lawful discharge of their duties, and persons with a valid permit to possess a machine gun. Federal law generally allows the possession of machine guns manufactured prior to May 19, 1986 so long as they are registered…

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