The Right to Own or Buy a Firearm after a 5150 Hold?

For good reason, a person who is held under Welfare & Institutions Code § 5150 because he or she is considered a danger to himself, herself or others is barred from purchasing, owning or possessing a firearm. However, sometimes a 5150 hold is initiated over a transitory mental illness or mental condition that one recovers from or the 5150 hold is made in an abundance of caution without real confirmation of a persistent mental condition that is dangerous to others. Therefore, after a 5150 hold, there is a way one can regain his or her Second Amendment rights. To read about this provision, please click on the following link –

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