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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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