@JacobDCharles, Assoc. Prof. of Law, @PeppLaw; Affiliated Scholar, @DukeFirearmsLaw. Researching firearms law. Teaching 2nd Am, Torts & PR. Papers: http://bit.ly/3HleQND – California, USA – “Looks like we’re going to get a new Supreme Court ruling on the Second Amendment sooner rather than later because this new Fifth Circuit ruling strikes down the federal law prohibiting firearm possession by those subject to DV restraining orders.”
The question presented in this case is not whether prohibiting the possession of firearms by someone subject to a domestic violence restraining order is a laudable policy goal. The question is whether 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(8), a specific statute that does so, is constitutional under the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. In the light of N.Y. State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n, Inc. v. Bruen, 142 S. Ct. 2111 (2022), it is not…”
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