Do You Need a Gun License for a .22 Caliber?

Written by ashley rachel | 13/05/2017
Do You Need a Gun License for a .22 Caliber?
Gun laws vary from state to state. (38 calibre pistol image by Ray Kasprzak from

Gun laws are not monolithic. There are federal laws that specifically address gun control, gun possession and the concealing of a weapon. Individual state laws, however, often differ from federal laws.


The Second Amendment states that "a well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

What Is a .22 calibre?

These are weapons with ammunition whose diameter measures .22 inches. There are many types of guns that use this size ammunition; these guns include revolvers, rifles, pistols and shotguns.


Laws on owning a .22 calibre are liberal in most states. Permits are not required to register or purchase handguns. In some states like Georgia, you must be at least 18 to purchase a handgun. While in states like New Mexico, you must be at least 21.

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