Gun Rights and Domestic Battery Convictions — Louisiana Law

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  During the 2014 legislative session, Louisiana lawmakers added and modified many laws pertaining to domestic violence.  One of the most significant actions taken was the creation of Louisiana Revised Statute 14:95.10, which prohibits someone previously convicted of domestic abuse battery from possessing a firearm or carrying a concealed weapon for 10 years. The statute was created… Read more »

Three New Louisiana Laws Regarding Gun Rights

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  Governor Bobby Jindal has signed three bills into law.  Two of these bills expand gun rights, while the third one restricts gun rights.   Carrying Weapons in Establishments that Serve Alcohol A new law that allows concealed-carry permit holders to carry their weapons into restaurants that serve alcohol — the establishment must make most of its… Read more »

Should Louisiana Gun Rights Extend To Convicted Felons?

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  In 2012, Louisiana voters approved a state constitutional amendment that makes gun ownership a fundamental right.  This places gun ownership on the same level as freedom of speech or freedom of religion.  This law also requires that any challenges should be held to strict scrutiny which is the most stringent standard of judicial review.  In… Read more »

New Louisiana Bill Aims to Create the Crime of Unlawful Storage of a Firearm

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New Orleans Weapons Crimes Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter — Weapons and Gun Defense Attorney   The Louisiana News Bureau has just announced a proposed bill that aims to create the crime of unlawful storage of a firearm.    This is House Bill 4 by Rep Norton.The proposed law provides that it is unlawful to… Read more »

Possession Or Dealing Firearms With Obliterated Mark — Louisiana

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New Orleans Weapons Crimes Defense Attorney   If you are being criminally charged with Possession or Dealing Firearms With Obliterated Mark, contact Elizabeth B. Carpenter Law for a consultation.  We are ready to defend you and protect your rights!   By Elizabeth B Carpenter   Possession or Dealing Firearms With Obliterated Mark — 14:95.7 No person… Read more »

Fake Explosive Devices — Louisiana

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Criminal Defense Attorney New Orleans   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. – Serving clients in Orleans, Jefferson, Terrebonne, Tangipahoa, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Tammany, St. John, Assumption and Plaquemines Parishes.   Fake Explosive Device  La RS 14:54.5 It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, possess, have under his control, buy, sell, mail, send to… Read more »

Unlawful Sales of Weapons to Minors — Louisiana

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New Orleans Weapons Charges Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — Defending Misdemeanors and Felonies in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. John and St. Charles’ Parishes. Gun Charges   Unlawful Sales of Weapons to Minors — La RS 14:91 Unlawful sales of weapons to minors is the selling or otherwise delivering… Read more »

Felon in Possession of a Firearm — Louisiana

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New Orleans Weapons Crimes Defense Attorney   If you are being criminally charged with Possession of Firearm or Carrying Concealed Weapon by a Person Convicted of Certain Felonies, contact Elizabeth B. Carpenter Law for a consultation.  We are ready to defend you and protect your rights!     Possession of Firearm or Carrying Concealed Weapon by… Read more »