Restoring Gun Rights with a Domestic Assault Conviction

So you have a domestic assault conviction for causing bodily harm to a romantic partner or a person to whom you are acting as a parent. Your gun rights are gone for life under the federal Lautenberg amendment, 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(9). How to fix this? Some mistakenly...

What is good cause?

In order to restore gun rights following a felony conviction for a crime of violence in Minnesota, Minn. Stat. § 609.165, Subd. 1d states a person must demonstrate good cause to restore rights. What is good cause? The only published, precedential case on this area of...

Gun rights study

In March 2013, the Minnesota Legislature was in legislative session following the December 2012 attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, in which 20 children ages six and seven were killed by a gunman. In response, there was a proposal in the Minnesota...

Gun Rights – What is a Misdemeanor Crime of Domestic Violence?

Currently, persons convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence are prohibited from possessing firearms for three years from the date of conviction under Minnesota law, but prohibited for life under federal law. What is a Misdemeanor Crime of Domestic...
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