- n. Plural form of misdemeanant.
“Limits on gun possession by felons and certain misdemeanants may still be constitutional; it’s just that the right-to-vote analogy doesn’t much advance that argument.”
“To suggest they have all been harmed, at least to a degree warranting criminal punishable, is to expand the definition of harm to render it meaningless, not mention creating a world of misdemeanants.”
“Chief Judge Frank Easterbrook analogized the individual right to bear arms to the individual right to vote, and reasoned that, given that states may deny misdemeanants the right to vote, they should be equally able to deny them the right to beararms.”
“Sure enough, this Heller language has served to protect a remarkable variety of federal gun restrictions challenged since Heller, including bans on gun possession by felons, domestic violence misdemeanants, and persons under restraining orders, bans on sawed-off shotguns and machine guns, laws restricting guns in school zones, post offices, and other public property, and others.”
“Tenth Circuit split on gun ban for misdemeanants: »”
“To make the Colorado statute prohibiting felons and certain misdemeanants from possessing firearms constitutional, the Colorado Supreme Court held that defendants could offer an affirmative defense that they possessed the firearm for self defense.”
“Morrison, 529 U.S. 598 2000 makes my point regarding the restriction of firearm ownership for DV misdemeanants:”
“So Judge Stewart rests his holding on a strict scrutiny standard for 922(g)(9) defendants [domestic violence misdemeanants]; is there precedence out there yet that establishes strict scrutiny as the standard for 922(g)(1) defendants [felons]?”
“Does the 2nd amendment give Congress a certain power to forcibly remove the RKBA from DV misdemeanants?”
“To make the Colorado statute prohibiting felons and certain misdemeanants from possessing firearms, the Colorado Supreme Court held that defendants could offer an affirmative defense that they possessed the firearm for self defense.”
‘misdemeanants’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for misdemeanants.