Q: Friend had felony at age 18 now 47. he cannot purchase a gun legally,(WI) can own as many as he wants, sound fishy?
A: I suspect your friend is misinterpreting the law. He should consult with an attorney about trying to eliminate his lifetime prohibition if he wants to legally buy or possess a firearm or ammunition. He is playing with fire if he possesses firearms as a felon. If he thinks the prohibition doesn't apply retroactively as an "ex post facto" law, he is wrong.
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