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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Firearm Prohibitions in Georgia.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 5 August
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Prohibited Purchasers Generally in Georgia
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.
Georgia prohibits the purchase or receipt of a firearm by any person who is on probation as a "felony first offender," or who has been convicted of a felony. Georgia has no other laws limiting who may possess firearms…