SCOTUS | Domestic Abusers can be Barred from Owning Firearms


As reported by Carrie Johnson at NPR.org:

"The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today in a 6-2 vote that domestic abusers convicted of misdemeanors can be barred from owning firearms.The majority opinion, written by Justice Elena Kagan, concludes that misdemeanor assault convictions for domestic violence are sufficient to invoke a federal ban on firearms possession."

This is an important step toward sensible gun safety law. Read Ms. Johson's full article: Supreme Court Rules Domestic Abusers Can Lose Their Gun-Ownership Rights

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