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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Firearm Prohibitions in New Mexico.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 28 February
Prohibited Purchasers Generally in New Mexico
Federal law prohibits certain persons from purchasing or possessing firearms, such as felons, certain domestic abusers, and certain people with a history of mental illness.
New Mexico prohibits convicted felons from receiving, possessing or transporting a firearm within ten years of completing a sentence or probation.
New Mexico also prohibits any person under age 19 from knowingly possessing or transporting a handgun…
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