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Can a felon in indiana own a shotgun or muzzleloader

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Hi***@******.***. Thank you for asking your question on Just Answer.

From the initial search, it would seem that Indiana has loose gun control laws. A full documentation of Indiana Firearms laws can be found here: http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title35/ar47/

Chapter 4 lays out posession by a felon....specifically, violent felons.

A note about muzzle loaders: I believe that these types of firearms fall under antiques and curios laws. In most states, these weapons are exempt from registration where registration is normally compulsory. In NJ, where gun laws are strict, they are exempt from standard firearms laws.

I found this @ http://crime.about.com/od/gunlawsbystate/f/gunlaws_in.htm
This is VERY BROAD!

Caution: This summary is meant for general purposes only. Firearm laws frequently change. Refer to the links below to check the current laws.
A. Child Access Prevention Law? Partial
Definition

Juvenile Possession Law? Yes.
Definition

Juvenile Sale/Transfer Law? Yes
Definition

State Requirements

Rifles and Shotguns
  • Permit to purchase rifles and shotguns? No.
  • Registration of rifles and shotguns? No.
  • Licensing of owners of rifles and shotguns? No.
  • Permit to carry rifles and shotguns? No.
Handguns
  • Permit to purchase handgun? No.
  • Registration of handguns? No.
  • Licensing of owners of handguns? No.
  • Permit to carry handguns? Yes.
Other RequirementsIs there a State waiting period? No.

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