Have you been convicted of misdemeanor battery domestic violence? If you answered “yes”, you are to be banned by federal law under the Lautenberg Amendment from possessing firearms. As a result, if you are charged with misdemeanor battery domestic violence, and own a firearm, you want to ensure you aggressively defend against those allegations. If you or someone you know is being accused of battery domestic violence, contact me today for a free consultation.
See: 18 USC 922(g)(9), which states:
(g) It shall be unlawful for any person–
(9) who has been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence,
to ship or transport in interstate or foreign commerce, or possess in or affecting commerce, any firearm or ammunition; or to receive any firearm or ammunition which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.
See also: United States v Lewis (2001, CA8 Iowa) 236 F3d 948[18 USCS § 922(g)(9) did not violate equal protection component of Due Process Clause of Fifth Amendment, Commerce Clause, Tenth Amendment, Second Amendment, or Eighth Amendment.]; United States v Hemmings (2001, CA7 Ind) 258 F3d 587 [18 USCS § 922(g)(1) and (9) are constitutional under Commerce Clause, Second or Tenth Amendment, and are not ex post facto laws or bills of attainder.]