State Law Background

Among other things, Maine does not:

In addition, in 2015, Maine repealed its requirement for a permit to carry a concealed handgun.

In 2016, Maine had the 9th lowest rate of gun deaths per capita among the states, although Maine’s weak gun laws allow it to be a significant source of crime guns, especially crime guns used in 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.