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Legal Information: Vermont

State Gun Laws

December 13, 2019

I am a victim of domestic violence and the abuser has a gun. Is that legal?

Vermont state law says that a person cannot have or buy a gun if any of the following apply:

If any of these situations apply to the abuser, it may be illegal for him/her to have a gun. Also, federal laws, which apply to all states, may restrict an abuser’s right to have a gun. Go to Federal Gun Laws to get more information.

1 13 VT ST T. §§ 4017; 5301(7)
2 13 VT ST T. § 4053(2)
3 14 VT ST T. § 1103(c)(1)
4 28 VT ST T. § 252(b)(8)