Can a convicted felon have any kind of weapons in TN to hunt with

Asked over 1 year ago - Russellville, KY

Am I allowed to have a compound bow or crossbow to hunt with as a convicted felon in TN?

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  1. Frank Mascagni III

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . A convicted felon cannot own/possess a firearm in any state under federal law. It is a federal felony crime. Each state has it's own state laws governing restrictions on firearms/handguns/rifles, etc. Check with a criminal defense attorney in your state.

    I would not think a compound bow/crossbow would be prohibited because they are not "firearms" BUT I don't practice in TN. Check with a criminal defense lawyer in TN to be sure. Good luck.

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more

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