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Within the state of florida I am a legal alien and. own a

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within the state of florida I am a legal alien and. own a home and have an American grandson florida law states that I have a right under the law to protect my family and property do I have the right to own a hand gun
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  N Cal Atty replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.

Are you a permanent resident?

Have you ever been convicted of a crime or involuntarily committed to a mental hospital?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No to all 3 but I'm a member of the NRA and have owned a home in Florida for 11 years owned a vehicle and paid insurance for 11 years
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Spend about 3 to 4 months here in Florida out of the year
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
have held Florida drivers license for about 14 years
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my US grandson lives in the home with me when I'm here shouldn't I have the right to protect him if not me ?
Expert:  N Cal Atty replied 1 year ago.

What is your immigration status?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Travel to the US on a B2 visa from the Bahamas
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sometimes by air and also by private boat
Expert:  N Cal Atty replied 1 year ago.

I am sorry but only a US citizen or permanent resident is allowed to purchase a firearm in the US, see

You can legally purchase a stun gun, see

or pepper spray, see

I am sorry this is not the answer you had probably hoped for, but it would endanger you, and be unprofessional of me, not to provide accurate information.

I hope this information is helpful.