Legal Information: Illinois
Updated: September 19, 2017
If the abuser has been convicted of a crime, can s/he keep or buy a gun?
IL state law says that anyone who has been convicted of any felony cannot have or buy a gun.* Additionally, federal laws, which apply to all states, also restrict a person's right to have a gun if s/he has been convicted of certain crimes. Go to Federal Gun Laws to get more information.
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