Can a convicted felon get there hunting rights back?

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Can a convicted felon get there hunting rights back?

Asked on April 11, 2012 under Criminal Law, Kentucky

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Different states have different laws with respect to a convicted felon being allowed to use a fire arm and having hunting privileges. Certain felony convictions do not prevent one from using a fire arm in certain states. Some states will allow a person who was convicted of a felony to use a fire arm and have on in his or her possess after the parole/probation period is over.

Some states require a period of time such as two years or so after the parole or probation is over for a convicted felon to possess a fire arm for hunting purposes. Some states do not allow such at all. I suggest that you consult with a criminal defense attorey with respect to the type of felony you were convicted of in the state of your residence for a more specific answer to your question.


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