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Our Legislature Wants to Make it Easier for Convicted Violent Felons to Get Their Gun Rights Back

Yes, you read that right. Here’s the official summary of SB 1613/ HB 1565: Present law provides 10 defenses that a defendant may assert when charged with illegal possession of a weapon; provided, that the defenses are not available to a person who unlawfully possesses a firearm and has been convicted of either a felony involving the use or attempted

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