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    knytwolf1 is offline Junior Member
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    How do I petition to reinstate my right to bear arms?

    What is the name of your state (Virginia)?
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    Quote Originally Posted by knytwolf1 View Post
    What is the name of your state (Virginia)?
    By that do you mean your legal ability to carry a firearm?
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    What part of your record is preventing your ownership?
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    kaotik_1 is offline Junior Member
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    reinstate the right to bear arms

    Can I reinstate my gun rights if past conviction was drug related and ten years ago? If so then, how do I start the process of reinstating my right to bear arms in California?
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    Convicted in California you are out of luck. Even with a Governor's pardon you will not get the gun rights restored and federal law defers to California on gun rights restoration.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingRon View Post
    Convicted in California you are out of luck. Even with a Governor's pardon you will not get the gun rights restored and federal law defers to California on gun rights restoration.
    really? I got some bad info from another site, I guess. And I'm guessing that relocating to a different state wouldn't change anything for me, either?
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    FlyingRon is offline Senior Member
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    That is right. The federal law requires you to have full rights restoration in the state you were convicted in. That includes not just their approval to own weapons (which California isn't going to give you any) but the right to vote and serve on juries.
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    kaotik_1 is offline Junior Member
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    military?

    Ok last "dumb" question? What about Military service, would I still be eligible to join the armed forces? I am 26, have high school diploma, and have served my time. (no longer on parole or probation)


    PS thank you for info. it's been very helpful.

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