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As we discussed on the phone today, I was NOT aware of the issue. Between my law practice and the crap-storm we have been fighting here in Virginia, I have been remiss in my moderation duties. The other moderators we have also are active in Virginia's fight and the issue spiraled until I was...
Ok. Here is where we are:
1) When Eye95 approached me about lifting his ban, he said he would try to get along. He clearly continues to stir the pot and I have reinstated his ban;
2) Solus ... you have not been banned but I have received no less than a dozen complaints from other members...
That is 100% correct. All cops are NOT bad. In fact MOST are not bad. They are a lot like gun owners in that regard.
We can discuss the issue and the specific bad acts of the officer involved but it is against the forum rules to bash law enforcement as a whole because of the actions of a few.
I make it a point to allow any user to request personally identifying information (especially very specific example of such) to be redacted if they want it to be. Even if they post it themselves.
Let's all try and be civil, even to users you don't agree with.
“May I purchase a firearm if I have a green card?”
Some version of this question shows up in my email almost every week.
It is hardly surprising since there is a great deal of confusion concerning green card holders and firearms.
Those who reach out to me are roughly divided into two groups...
This question involves the intersection of two complex areas of firearms law:
The federal prohibition triggered by a misdemeanor conviction of a crime of domestic violence; and
Whether black powder firearms are considered ‘firearms’ under state and federal law.
I fully answer the question on...