Report: Virginia leads the way in machine gun ownership

Posted at 8:57 AM, Oct 22, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-22 08:57:30-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Virginia ranks first among all states in registered ownership of machine guns. That’s according to a report by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

There were more than 30,000 registered machine guns in Virginia as of March 2012.

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