Can I hunt with or buy a bow and arrow or crossbow?

Q: Back in 2003, I pled guilty to a felony 2. In 2013, I pled guilty to simple assault. I’m not on probation or parole, any more. (Glassport, PA)

A: A plea to a felony 2 would prevent you from possessing a firearm or obtaining a firearm’s permit under the PA Uniform Firearms Statute. Unless there is new law that I am unaware of, I did not think a cross-bow or any sort of bow and arrow device would be considered a firearm.

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