State Law Background

West Virginia does not:

In 2016, West Virginia had the 12th highest number of gun deaths per capita among the states. In addition, in 2016, West Virginia exported the 2nd highest number of crime guns to other states per capita. Per capita, West Virginia exports 3.2 times as many crime guns as the national average, and it exports more than three times as many crime guns as 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.