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State Gun Laws

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March 4, 2020

What is the penalty for violating the federal firearm law?

Anyone who owns, possesses, or buys a gun in violation of the federal firearm law can be punished with a fine, jail time for up to 10 years, or both.1

1 18 USC § 924(a)(2)