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Thread: illegal to posses a handgun/pistol at age 18?

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    illegal to posses a handgun/pistol at age 18?

    I've been considering getting a handgun for some time now ever sense I've been held up and robbed some time ago. But of course haven't done so due to not having a solid understanding for state, nor federal law. So would it be legal to purchase a pistol(private purchase) and carry itonmy peperson, and in my vehicle?

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    You will have some hoops to jump through to possess, don't see that you'll be able to carry.

    Good general info here in layman's terms.
    Last edited by Grapeshot; 02-01-2013 at 07:45 PM. Reason: added
    Better to not open your mouth and be thought the fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.

    You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training. Archilochus, 650 BC

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