2nd Amendment and Right to Bear Arms/Gun rights

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I have one felony assualt on record with no prison time, no probation, no parole, and no special restrictions. This all took place within 4 years. Do I have gun rights in Mt the state I was born in? This crime happened in Wisconsin not Mt.

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Under federal law, a felony conviction in any state makes one prohibited from possessing firearms and ammunition. Individual states may have their own prohibitions, but federal law will apply in every state to prohibit possession.

Note also that it does not matter whether one has served prison time, or been given parole or probation. All that matters is the conviction.

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Robert P. Firriolo

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General constitutional (Second Amendment) and federal firearm law inquiries. New York State and New York City laws and regulations on firearms. Use of force in self-defense. DISCLAIMER: While this site is called AllExperts and this field is captioned "Expertise," this individual is not holding himself out as an "expert" in any legal area of practice. Some jurisdictions require certain qualifications and/or certifications in order to use the label "expert" in connection with a law practice. Participation in this online service is not intended to state or imply "expert" qualifications in any jurisdiction.

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Practicing firearms law attorney, including representation of individuals, gun clubs, sportsmen's organizations, shooting ranges, and businesses. Over 20 years of grassroots activism, including involvement in campaigns and elections; writing and editing articles, letters, press-releases, policy papers, and op-ed columns; interaction with firearm regulatory agencies; former board member and current legal advisor to the board of sportsmen's and firearm civil rights organizations; pro-bono counsel on select firearms-related legal cases; debated leaders of the gun-control lobby on national television. Lecturer on lawful use of deadly physical force and crime prevention.

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Attorney at law. Extensive practice, independent study and research in this field. NRA-certified firearms instructor (rifle, pistol, shotgun, home firearm safety, personal protection) and Chief Range Safety Officer.

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Martindale-Hubbell "AV" Peer-Review Rating.

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