May a felon sell rather than give his guns to the government?

  Henderson vs. United States: May a felon sell rather than give up his guns? By: Elizabeth B. Carpenter -- Firearm Defense Attorney New Orleans   The Unites State Supreme Court has agreed to examine this issue during the present session in the case Henderson vs. United States.     This case centers on Tony Henderson, a former U.S. Border Patrol agent who was charged with selling marijuana in 2006, and later convicted of a felony.   Federal law prohibits felons from possessing firearms, and Henderson turned 15 personal weapons over to the FBI while his case was pending.   [...]

Gun Rights and Domestic Battery Convictions — Louisiana Law

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 by House Bill 753 – also known as the Susan “Pixie” Gouaux Act – which was signed into law earlier this year by Governor Bobby Jindal. Possession of a Firearm or Carrying a Concealed Weapon by a Person Convicted of Domestic Abuse Battery and certain [...]

Three New Louisiana Laws Regarding Gun Rights

  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 money from the sale of food rather than alcohol.  This law will also permit off-duty law enforcement officers to carry their guns into bars.  However, no one will be allowed to drink alcohol while carrying a weapon in restaurants. The state's concealed-carry law already allows [...]

Possession Or Dealing Firearms With Obliterated Mark — Louisiana

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 shall intentionally receive, possess, carry, conceal, buy, sell, or transport any firearm from which the serial number or mark of identification has been obliterated. This Section shall not apply to any firearm which is an antique or war relic and is inoperable or for which [...]

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