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

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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 disarming those under protective orders violates Second Amendment rights

NOTE: This story's headline was edited for length -- Texas judge rules that disarming those under protective orders violates their Second Amendment rights

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

U.S. District Judge David Counts signed another opinion that cited a lack of historical record on laws relating to domestic violence to justify disarming abusers.

3 months ago·Austin, United States
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Texas judge rules against 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 —

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Texas judge rules that disarming those under protective orders violates their Second Amendment rights - Reform Austin

U.S. District Judge David Counts signed another opinion Thursday 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
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