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can I buy a gun if I had a domestic violence charge 15 years

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can I buy a gun if I had a domestic violence charge 15 years ago?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Hammer O'Justice replied 5 years ago.

Unfortunately, no. Federal law prohibits anyone with a conviction for domestic violence on their record from possessing any type of firearm or ammunition. The only way to restore your right to own firearms is by obtaining a full pardon. The application is here if you want to try that:
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