Supreme Court to take up major domestic violence gun case

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  • Source: Fox News
  • 07/08/2023
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to review whether a federal law that bans people under domestic violence restraining orders from owning firearms violates the Second Amendment. 

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled last month that people under domestic violence restraining orders retain their constitutional right to own firearms, finding that the federal law prohibiting them from doing so was unconstitutional under the Supreme Court's landmark New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen decision. 

The Department of Justice appealed the decision in March, and the Supreme Court has now agreed to take up the case in its next term.  

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