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Can a combat soldier with PTSD legally own firearms? Shawn

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Can a combat soldier with PTSD legally own firearms? Shawn
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Military Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.
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Unless the person has been committed to a mental health facility for involuntary mental health treatment, the law would not prevent him from having a firearm permit or from owning or possessing a firearm. The law prevents those who have felony convictions, domestic violence convictions or involuntary mental health commitments or someone who has been legally deemed by a court to be incompetent.
PTSD is not something that all alone would prevent someone from owning, possessing or carrying a firearm.

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