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Idaho law does not:

  • Prohibit individuals convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors from possessing firearms or ammunition (unlike federal law );
  • Prohibit individuals subject to domestic violence protective orders from possessing firearms or ammunition (unlike federal law );1
  • Require courts to notify people when they become prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition under state or federal law due to domestic violence;
  • Require the surrender of firearms or ammunition by people who have become prohibited from possessing them  under state or federal law due to domestic violence; or
  • Explicitly authorize or require the removal of firearms or ammunition at the scene of a domestic violence incident.

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  1. However, Idaho does prohibit persons subject to certain protective orders from receiving a license to carry a concealed weapon. Idaho Code Ann. § 18-3302(11)(l).[]