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Sovereign immunity bars firearm purchase challenge (access required)

Sovereign immunity bars appellant’s suit to enjoin the Virginia Department of State Police from denying his application to buy firearms. Background Appellant Gobble filled out the required forms to purchase several firearms. The VSP reviewed the forms and denied Gobble permission to buy or possess firearms because his prior misdemeanor assault and battery conviction in a local ...