High Court Ruling On Guns, Domestic Violence Preserves 34 State Laws

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A Supreme Court ruling affirming a 20-year-old law barring anyone convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence from possessing a firearm is “hugely significant” because it will protect thousands of domestic-violence victims “who, if the court had ruled the other way, would not have been protected by the federal gun ban,” Ruth Glenn of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence tells Law.com.

In a 6-2 ruling written by Justice Elena Kagan yesterday, the high . . .

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