Thank you for your response.
An expungement does not restore any gun rights. However, the PBJ was also not a conviction in Maryland, under federal law, probation before judgment is treated as a criminal
conviction. Thus, in order for you to have been denied your gun purchase your charge must have been a felony theft and not a misdemeanor and if that is the case then you need to apply now for a pardon with restoration of gun rights through the Maryland Board of Pardon and Parole.
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