Legal Information: New York
If the abuser has been convicted of a crime, can s/he legally keep or buy a gun?
NY state law says that a person can NEVER have a "rifle or shotgun" if s/he has been convicted of a felony or serious offense.* Also, a person cannot have any "firearm" outside of his/her home or place of business if s/he has been convicted of a felony or a class A misdemeanor within the past five years.**
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