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can a convicted felon obtain a hunting license in new york

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can a convicted felon obtain a hunting license in new york state

Federal law prohibits possession of a firearm by a convicted felon or by a person who was convicted of a crime punishable by more than one year in prison unless his civil rights have been restored.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

so the felon could not hunt even if he/she did not personally own the firearm

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
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