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no felon is allowed to posses a firearm......BUT you personally have knowledge of them being a felon.......if they were to get ahold of the weapon and harm you with it one they will go to prison for violating their felon "duties" and two you can also go to jail for knowing they were a felon == == == == == == == == == == Any felon is not allowed to own or posess a firearm. "Reasonable" is the key word with most law issues. If you keep your firearm away from the felon reasonably... (you have knowledge of his felon status, which makes you culpable if you negligently or recklessly mishandle or missecure your firearm in the house) Basically, you will need to take extra security steps in order to have a good chance to pass safely pass in a court of law.

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