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Firearm ban applies to 30-year-old conviction (access required)

An individual who was prohibited from possessing a firearm as a result of his 30-year-old misdemeanor domestic assault conviction was not deprived of his Second Amendment rights because the concerns addressed by Congress in passing the prohibition were not alleviated by the passage of time. Background In July 1993, Robert Timothy Harley pleaded guilty to, and was ...