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Q: Can I claim loaded gun that was found in my vehicle in holster in a bookbag I have no record and my boyfriend is felon

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A: In Iowa, if a loaded gun was found in your vehicle in a holster in a bookbag and you have no criminal record, the legality of the situation can depend on various factors, including state and federal laws, as well as the specific circumstances surrounding the discovery of the gun. However, the fact that your boyfriend is a felon could complicate the situation.

It's important to note that federal law prohibits individuals with felony convictions from possessing firearms. If the gun belongs to your boyfriend and was found in your vehicle, it could potentially lead to legal issues for both of you, even if you have no criminal record. The mere presence of the gun in your vehicle could raise questions about possession and control.

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