ATF v. Wyoming

Discussion in 'In the News' started by Malum Prohibitum, Nov 6, 2006.

  1. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    ATF threatened to disallow Wyoming firearms licenses as an exception to the NICS check when purchasing firearms, because Wyoming passed a law allowing those convicted of domestic violence charges to petition a court to have the first such charge expunged and thus have their gun rights restored.

    The ATF claims only they can determine if gun rights should be restored (and there is no funding to make such a determination - Congress defunded the gun rights restoration program years ago).

    So Wyoming's attorney general sued the ATF.

    Oral arguments were a month ago.

    The NRA and the Gun Owner's Foundation filed friend of the court briefs.

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    Wyoming fights federal gun law
    :D