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South Carolina Gun Control Laws

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Code Section16-23-30, 230, 520
Illegal ArmsMachine gun; sawed-off shotgun/rifle, military firearm; teflon-coated ammunition, defaced firearm; tear-gas gun
Waiting PeriodNone
Who May Not OwnPistol: 1. Convicted of crime of violence; 2. Member of subversive organization; 3. Under 21 with military exception; 4. Anyone court has adjudged to be unfit to possess pistol; 5. Fugitive from justice; 6. Habitual drunkard or drug addict; 7. Mentally incompetent
Law Prohibiting Firearms On or Near School GroundsMisdemeanor or Felony. 16-23-420, 430

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