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Old January 7, 2020, 03:07 AM   #5
44 AMP
Join Date: March 11, 2006
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The Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968, effective 30 September 1996, makes it a felony for those convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence to ship, transport, possess, or receive firearms or ammunition.

Note this, CONVICTED.

That's not what the op is talking about. A protection order is NOT a conviction.

charging those subject to orders of protection who own firearms with federal crimes:
I would be interested in knowing WHAT FEDERAL CRIME violating a state protection order is.
All else being equal (and it almost never is) bigger bullets tend to work better.
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