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Am I Allowed to Own a Gun?

Posted on August 5, 2015 by Mintzer Law

Gun Laws in Texas Texas is known for being a state that strongly supports 2nd Amendment constitutional rights. Millions of Texas citizens own at least one firearm, whether for hunting, personal defense or for recreational marksmanship. Despite the popularity of firearm ownership throughout the state, Texas has some very strict laws regarding who is allowed to own a gun. These laws make clear distinctions between who...

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Firearms Prohibited Persons: Who is Prohibited From Possessing a Firearm?

Posted on August 28, 2013 by Mintzer Law

In 2008, the United States Supreme Court silenced the debate over the meaning of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution with its ruling on District of Columbia v. Heller, thus upholding the right of people to keep and possess firearms. The decision included an acknowledgment of the right of the states and the federal government to impose reasonable restrictions on gun ownership as long...

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