State Law Background

West Virginia does not:

In 2014, West Virginia had the 14th highest number of gun deaths per capita among the states, and 284 West Virginians died of firearm-related injuries that year.  In addition, based on data published by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, in 2009, West Virginia was the 2nd highest number of crime guns to other states per capita.  Per capita, West Virginia exports 3.3 times as many crime guns as the national average, and it exports far more crime guns than it imports.

West Virginia Firearms Laws

For details about specific firearms laws in West Virginia, choose a topic below, or see all of the firearms laws in this state.