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New changes in Louisiana law should allow some felons to purchase a weapon under federal law and to pass a federal background check after they have obtained an expungement.
Important new changes to the Louisiana concealed weapons permit law make expungement an option to help applicants with certain prior felonies obtain a concealed carry permit. These same changes may have the long-awaited effect of allowing some prior felons to pass a federal background check and allow them to purchase (and possess) a weapon legally under federal law.