Minnesota Gun & Ammo Laws: A 2nd Amendment Overview for Minnesota Gun Owners

PLEASE NOTE: The laws which impact Minnesota gun owners are subject to frequent change at the local, state, and federal level so it's wise to consult an attorney or your local law enforcement agency before making any final firearms-related decisions. Our official policy on shipping ammo to Minnesota can be found here, whereas the information below is meant as a reference point only.

Minnesota State Constitution

The Minnesota state constitution contains nothing specific related to the right to bear or keep arms and the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

Other provisions relating to the power of the people over government:

"Government is instituted for the security, benefit and protection of the people, in whom all political power is inherent, together with the right to alter, modify or reform government whenever required by the public good."

Minnesota Gun Laws

Minnesota Gun Laws Overview (Source: NRA-ILA)
Minnesota Concealed Carry (CCW) Overview (Source: HandgunLaw.us)
Minnesota Permit to Carry Information (Source: Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)
Minnesota Firearm Permits FAQs (Source: Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)

Minnesota Hunting Rules & Regulations

Minnesota Hunting & Trapping (Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Minnesota Hunting and Trapping Regulations (Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Minnesota Hunting Licenses & Fees (Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Minnesota Online Licenses, Applications & Permits (Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Minnesota Hunter Education & Safety (Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)

Minnesota Shooting Ranges

Minnesota State Shooting Ranges (Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
NSSF-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source: NSSF's WhereToShoot.org)
NRA-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source: NRA.org)
All Shooting Ranges (Source: RangeListings.com)

Minnesota Competitive Shooting Clubs & Matches

IDPA Clubs (Source: IDPA.com)
IDPA Matches (Source: IDPA.com)
USPSA Clubs (Source: USPSA.org)
USPSA Matches (Source: USPSA.org)
USA Shooting Clubs (Source: USAShooting.org)
USA Shooting Matches (Source: USAShooting.org)
4-H Shooting Sports State Contacts (Source: 4-HShootingSports.org)

Minnesota NRA Training Courses & Fundraising Events

Minnesota State Firearm & Hunting Associations

Minnesota Gun Shows and FFLs

Minnesota Gun & Knife Shows (Source: GunShows-USA.com)
Minnesota Gun Shows (Source: GunShowTrader.com)
Minnesota FFL Holders (Source: FFLGunDealers.net)
NICS Firearm Checks by State (Source: FBI.gov)
Minnesota Mental Health Records Submitted to NICS (Source: FixNICS.org)

Minnesota Elected Public Officials

Congressional (Source: VoteSmart.org)
Gubernatorial (Source: VoteSmart.org)
State Legislature (Source: VoteSmart.org)
Statewide Officials (Source: VoteSmart.org)
NRA's Ranking of Minnesota Public Officials (Source: NRA-PVF.org)

Minnesota Public Finances and Personal & Economic Freedom Rankings

Gun and Ammo Laws by State

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