Can convicted felons carry firearms?

Answer In 1968, the Federal government passed the Gun Control Act. This act made it illegal for a convicted felon to buy or own a gun. To enforce this law, any person that is trying to buy a gun must pass... Read More »

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Can convicted felons get mortgages?

Yes. No law prohibits felons from receiving a mortgage. Assuming a felon has the credit required to qualify for a mortgage, he should not have any problems obtaining a mortgage, unless his credit... Read More »

Can convicted felons go on a cruise?

There are no restrictions that prevent convicted felons from purchasing a cruise ticket, but some countries won't admit some felons, based on the crime and when the conviction occurred. People who... Read More »

How to Apply for Scholarships for Convicted Felons?

Having a felony conviction may nullify some of your rights, such as owning a gun, but a criminal past does not need to stand in the way of your education. Even the obstacle of financial need can be... Read More »

Are convicted felons allowed to vote?

No, convicted felons are not allowed to vote in some places in the United States. Currently, 12 of 50 states ban felons from participating in elections within state borders on all levels under cert... Read More »