Legal Information: Iowa

State Gun Laws

November 3, 2023

I have a final protective order against the abuser. Can s/he keep a gun or buy a new gun?

In a permanent order, the judge can order the abuser to not have any firearms, weapons, and ammunition in his/her possession.1

Also, federal laws, which apply to all states, restrict a person’s right to have a gun under certain circumstances. Go to Federal Gun Laws to get more information.

1 IA ST § 236.5(1)

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