It is very confusing, federal versus state laws about firearms in Texas. My son was convicted of a felony
(that of terroristic threat) many years ago. Is it legal in Texas for him to posses a firearm to protect his home and family? Is he eligible to purchase a firearm?
The state hurdle is always much easier than the federal one, which is why you will want to speak to a local gun rights restoration lawyer.
No and no. Texas has fairly limited expungement laws, so just short of a governor's pardon, there is nothing he can do to regain his 2nd amendment rights.
The reason a fire arm is desired has no effect on the existing laws barring felons from possession. See a TX gun rights attorney, but your son should not get his hopes up.
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