Minnesota State Law Library
Legal Topics: Weapons
Statutes: (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.)
has an index topic for Weapons.
Many individual weapons are listed here, although not always by their common
Minnesota Statutes §624.714, Conceal and Carry Law.
Minnesota Statutes §609.66, Dangerous Weapons.
Local city or county ordinances.
Firearms Laws in Minnesota: A Guide for Legislators , from the Research Department, Minnesota House of Representatives.
Federal Law: Firearms & Ammunition Prohibitions, from the Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project.
Permit to Carry FAQ, from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Report on Information Available For Firearms Background Checks, by the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Policy Group .
Resources on Minnesota Issues: Firearm Carry Laws, from the Legislative Reference Library.
State Firearm Possession Prohibitions, from the Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project.
Transporting Firearms in Motor Vehicles, from the The Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives
If you are attending a costume event, it would be wise to check with the planners for any weapons policies.
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