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I'm thinking of buying a small handgun for self defense and putting it into a safety deposit box at the bank. Is that legal? Thanks.
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It is not illegal to store a hand gun in a safe deposit box, however most banks have rules against it along with drugs, alcohol, explosives etc. You will need to check with the bank and see what their policy is.

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