An Act of June 11, 1931, No. 158, §§ 4-5, PA. Laws 497, 498 (prohibiting felons from owning, and unlicensed people from carrying, firearms).

Sec. 4. No person who has been convicted in this Commonwealth or elsewhere of a crime of violence shall own a firearm, or have one in his possession or under his control.

Sec. 5. No person shall carry a firearm in any vehicle or concealed on or about his person, except in his place of abode or fixed place of business, without a license therefor as hereinafter provided.

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