Sex Federal Domestic Violence Laws Pictures
Violence and abuse at the hands of a loved one is frightening, degrading and confusing.
Jan 21, · GUN BAN Asssault INDIVIDUALS CONVICTED OF A MISDEMEANOR Penelope Nudist OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE -- 18 U.S.C. § (g)(9) The Gun Control Act and subsequent amendments codified at 18 U.S.C. § et seq. prohibit anyone convicted of a felony and anyone subject to a domestic violence protective order from possessing a firearm. The intended effect of this new legislation is to extend the firearms ban to anyone convicted of a "misdemeanor crime of domestic Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.
Current federal law (specifically the Lautenberg Amendment (18 USC (g) (8) and (9))) prohibits abusers convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence and abusers subject to permanent protective orders from owning firearms. While this protects some victims and survivors, it leaves others vulnerable.