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Depends on the state you live in. In California, a felon may not own or possess any gun of any kind. However, Federal Law is different. Only violent felonies may preclude you from owning a gun. If it is a non-violent offense, odds are pretty good you can own a long gun. You should always check with local and state law enforcement before you attempt to buy a gun, as being a felon and merely attempting to purchase one can land you in jail.

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Q: Can you own a handgun if you were convicted of burglarizing an auto almost 20 years ago?
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