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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Guns in Vehicles in Virginia.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 19 June

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Guns in Vehicles in Virginia

While Virginia generally prohibits any person from carrying a concealed firearm about the person, this prohibition does not apply to individuals licensed to carry a concealed handgun. In addition, a law enacted in Virginia in 2010 exempts from the general prohibition against carrying concealed weapons any person who may lawfully possess a firearm and is carrying a handgun while in a personal, private motor vehicle or vessel if the handgun is secured in a container or compartment…

The prohibition also does not apply to any person carrying such weapons between his place of abode and a place of purchase or repair, provided the weapons are unloaded and securely wrapped while being transported…

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