Posted June 6, 2023 3:11 pm by Comments

By Dan Zimmerman

Bryan Range pleaded guilty in 1995 to food stamp fraud in Pennsylvania. He served three years probation, paid restitution and a small fine. He also lost his gun rights.
That’s because “his conviction was classified as a Pennsylvania misdemeanor punishable by up to five years’ imprisonment. That conviction precludes Range from possessing a firearm because federal law generally makes it ‘unlawful for any person . . . who has been convicted in any court, of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year’ to ‘possess in or affecting commerce, any firearm or ammunition.’”
Range sued, arguing that he’d been wrongly deprived of his right to keep and bear arms.
Continue reading Third Circuit Court of Appeals Invalidates Federal Law Depriving People Sentenced to More Than One Year in Jail of Their Gun Rights at The Truth About Guns.

Source: The Truth About Guns

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