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Texas judge rules again disarming those under protective orders

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U.S. District Judge David Counts ruled last week that banning those under a protective order from possessing a gun infringes on their Second Amendment rights. Federal law currently prohibits domestic abusers who are charged with a felony, misdemeanor or are under a Protective Order from owning a gun.
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Texas judge rules that disarming those under protective orders violates the Second Amendment

A domestic violence victim's risk of death is five times higher if their abuser has access to a firearm.

3 months ago·Houston, United States
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Judge David Counts rules that disarming those under protective orders violates their Second Amendment rights

U.S. District Judge David Counts signed another opinion last week that cited a lack of historical record on laws relating to domestic violence to justify disarming abusers. Advocates fear the ruling will put more victims in harm’s way.

3 months ago·Austin, United States
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Texas judge rules again disarming those under protective orders

A Texas federal judge declared it was unconstitutional to disarm someone who is under a protective order, setting into motion a likely legal fight over who can possess firearms — a move that advocates say could have wide-ranging impacts on…

3 months ago
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Texas judge rules that disarming those under protective orders violates their Second Amendment rights

By William Melhado, The Texas TribuneNov. 14, 2022“Texas judge rules that disarming those under protective orders violates their Second Amendment rights” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Tex…

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