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Generally no, although some states allow a convicted felon to reside in a residence where weapons are legally owned by the homeowner. The terms of the person's release agreement apply also in conjuction with the laws of the state of residency.

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Q: Can a felon own and be in possession of a rifle or shotgun?
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