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I am buying a compound bow I have a felony i can not have a

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I am buying a compound bow I have a felony i can not have a gun but how about a bow?
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You can own a bow as long as you use it for a lawful purpose, unless you are on probation and parole and the terms of your probation/parole prohibit it.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

He did not answer my question in detail like it is not like a gun or like is it for hunting How long ago was the felon?

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A bow is not considered to be a firearms, since it does not use any type of bullets or gun powder to shoot a projectile, so it would not matter when the felony conviction took place and as long as the convicted felon has completed his/her sentence, the felon would be permitted to own a bow and to use it for any lawful purpose, such as hunting or target shooting.

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