There is a difference between a candidate knowingly making false statements when answering questions on a firearm application and a candidate making an honest but mistaken error in response to a question.
Firearm applicants have been known to make an honest mistake when answering some of the following firearm license application questions:
- Have you ever been arrested or appeared in court as a defendant for any criminal offense?
- Are you the subject of any pending criminal charges?
- Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
- Have you ever been convicted of the unlawful use, possession, or sale of controlled substances as defined in M.G.L. c. 94C, § 1?
- Have you ever been convicted of a violent crime or a crime of domestic violence?
- Have you ever been convicted as an adult or adjudicated a youthful offender or delinquent child in any state or federal jurisdiction?
- Are you now, or have you ever been the subject of a restraining order issued pursuant to M.G.L. c. 209A, or a similar order issued by another jurisdiction
- Are you currently the subject of any outstanding arrest warrant in any state or federal jurisdiction?
- Have you ever been committed to any hospital or institution for mental illness, or alcohol or substance abuse?
- Has a firearms license issued to you under the laws of any state or territory ever been suspended, revoked, or denied?
- Have you been discharged from the armed forces of the United States under dishonorable conditions?
- Have you been the subject of an order of the probate court appointing a guardian or conservator?
Was a False Statement on your Firearm License Application (LTC) Made?
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