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‘Good cause shown’ in gun rights restoration case (access required)

Petitioner, a convicted felon whose civil rights have been restored, will have his right to possess firearms and ammunition reinstated because he has met Code § 18.2-308.2’s “good cause shown” standard as determined by the court’s evaluation of “a non-exhaustive list of logical and reasoned factors.” Overview In 1989, petitioner was convicted of two counts of distributing ...