Gun Laws in Maine

State Law Background

Among other things, Maine does not:

State of Gun Violence Factsheet

In addition, in 2015, Maine repealed its requirement for a permit to carry a concealed handgun.

In 2017, Maine had the 16th lowest gun death rate among the states. Maine also supplied crime guns to other states at the 25th highest rate among the states. Maine exported crime guns at nearly five times the rate at which it imported crime guns from other states.

Maine Firearms Laws

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