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Legal Information: North Carolina
Updated: October 13, 2020
If the abuser has been convicted of a crime, can s/he keep or buy a gun?
If a person has been convicted of a felony, s/he cannot have or buy a gun under North Carolina state law. Having a firearm in violation of this law is a class G felony.1
In addition, 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.
1 NCGS § 14-415.1(a)
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