The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, based in Missouri, rejected an appeal brought by Joaquin Bravo Flores, who was charged with possessing a firearm. Agreeing with the 5th Circuit, the court concluded that the protections of the Second Amendment do not extend to undocumented immigrants.
This news story has made me think a little about private sales of firearms. Let me put forward the following recommendations to those of you who are considering selling a gun privately:
The Oregon University system has been disappointed this week by the decision of the Oregon Court of Appeals. Up until recently the Universities have been banning weapons on campus even when in the possession of concealed carry permit holders. This week the Oregon Court of Appeals declared that the ban exceeds the authority of the […]
On September 9th the US House Vetrans Affairs Committee passed a new amendment to H.R. 2349 which protects Vetrans from being denied firearms due to “mental health decisions.” Previously, when a Vetran had a fiduciary appointed to handle his or her vetran’s benefits, that person was considered by the government to have been “adjudicated as […]