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Unpaid Bodyguards with Guns Are ‘Employed’ (access required)

Defendant members of the Pagans Motorcycle Club who carried guns to protect their national vice president, a convicted felon, were in possession and “employed for” a convicted felon, even without tangible compensation, and the 4th Circuit says the district court erred in dismissing weapons charges under 18 U.S.C. § 922(h) on the ground that there ...

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