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Can I buy a firearm in Kansas if I have a felony in Texas for a burglury of a vehicle in 1990.

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No. There is a federal law (safe neighborhoods act) which makes it a federal felony for a convicted felon to own, carry or use a gun, or even have on his possession a bullet. There is a MINIMUM 5 year sentence if you are found guilty of this crime. The U.S. Attorney's policy is to prosecute this crime vigorously. Stay away from weapons if you value your freedom.

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Here is what Bureau Of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms says about this issue. You can find it on BATF Form 4473 Question 12.C Notice 6, Exception 1.

A person who has been convicted of a felony, or any other crime, for which the judge could have imprisoned the person for more than one year, or who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, is NOT prohibited from purchasing, receiving, or possessing a firearm if: (1) under the law where the conviction occurred, the person has been pardoned, the conviction has been expunged or set aside, or the person has had civil rights (the right to vote, sit on a jury, and hold public office) restored AND (2) the person is not prohibited by the law where the conviction occurred from receiving or possessing firearms. Persons subject to this exception should answer "no" to 12 C. or 12i, as applicable. A person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence also is NOT covered by the Prohibition unless: (1) the person was represented by a lawyer or gave up the right to a lawyer: and (2) if the person was entitled to a jury, was tried by a jury, or gave up the right to a jury trial. Persons subject to this section should answer "no" to 12i.

So as you can see, if the state and court of conviction has restored your right to own a firearm, then your rights as far as the Federal Government is concerned have been restored. There is a exception to this... If the state you live in makes a distinction between restoring your right to rifle's but not handguns, then only your right to a rifle or shotgun has been restored and it will still be illegal to possess a handgun.

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