Upon conviction of a felony in Virginia you become politically disenfranchised and lose your civil rights. You lose your right to vote, the right to sit on a jury, the right to hold public office, among others. You also lose your right to possess a firearm. The Governor of Virginia has the sole authority to restore your rights. After that, a circuit court judge has discretion whether to restore your right to possess a firearm. Check out the link below for more information on Restoration of Rights in Virginia.
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