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Who Can Own a Gun under Federal Law?

2nd Amendment

The right to bear arms in the United States is a fundamental constitutional right protected by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and by state constitutions, as well. Because a constitutional right exists, does not mean that it is absolute. The law is often about exceptions, especially regarding the right to bear arms.

Under Federal and state law, it is a crime for convicted felons to possess a firearm, or even ammunition!

If you do not have a thorough understanding of what the restrictions are, on your right to bear arms, you can easily be charged with a crime. There are many laws governing the ownership, use and possession of firearms. Federal crimes involving guns include unlawful possession, firearms trafficking and unlawful importation and exportation of firearms and gun parts. The laws governing firearms are extensive. You must have a criminal defense lawyer who is knowledgeable, experienced and who understands how the law applies to your case in order to build a strong and effective defense strategy on your behalf.

Our law firm has successfully represented many people under investigation or arrested for Federal or state crimes related to firearms and other weapons such as knives. Our lawyers are knowledgeable and experienced in all phases of gun law including self-defense and stand your ground cases.

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