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Virginia Knife Laws
Virginia Knife Laws

In the Commonwealth of Virginia: It is legal to own any type of knife. It is also legal to open carry any type of knife. The state restrictions deal with what you can and cannot conceal carry when moving about Virginia. Concealed Carry The statute states "if any person ...

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