Category Archives: US Supreme Court

Virginia Gun Rights Restoration Failures

If you call me with a tax law question, I am going to refer you to an attorney who practices tax law.  The same is true with all the other areas of law that are outside my wheelhouse. The reason … Continue reading

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Did Abramski affect how organizations handle gun raffles?

Another question that has arisen since Monday’s holding in Abramski v. United States is whether the rules governing the acquisition of firearms for raffles were affected by the decision. The short answer is no.  But there remains a great deal of confusion as … Continue reading

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Can firearms still be gifted after Abramski?

Yesterday the United States Supreme Court handed down a 5-to-4 ruling in the case of Abramski v. United States. The court held that a buyer may not answer ‘Yes’ to the question ‘Are you the actual transferee / buyer of … Continue reading

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May I have extra uppers for my SBR in the same gun safe as Title 1 lowers?

There is a lot of confusion regarding the concept of constructive possession as it relates to components which can be assembled to make a regulated firearm (in this case an SBR). And people are right to be concerned. There are … Continue reading

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