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In 1977 arrested and charged with Larceny got differed sentence

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In 1977 arrested and charged with Larceny got differed sentence and had charges sealed. Can i have firearms in state of Colorado?
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Hello, Was the sentence that was deferred for a felony offense, or was the larceny a misdemeanor? If it was a misdemeanor conviction, you have never lost your gun rights and you would be able to own and use a firearm in the state of Colorado. If the matter was a felony, the sealing, unfortunately, would not be good enough. For purposes of your second amendment rights, the Federal government would see a deferred adjudication as a conviction. You would need a pardon from your governor to get your rights restored before you'd be able to pass a NICS check. Pardons are tough to get but easy to apply for and they are also free. It's also something you can do for yourself without a lawyer. I'm attaching the application here.
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