Federal Judge Rules For Plaintiff in FPC-Supported Lawsuit that Challenged Lifetime Gun Ban for Non-Violent Misdemeanor Conviction

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 14, 2023) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that Judge John Milton Younge of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has granted summary judgment for the plaintiff in Williams v. Garland, which challenged the federal Gun Control Act’s lifetime ban on the exercise of Second Amendment rights due to a single misdemeanor conviction for a crime that did not involve violence, physical harm, or a firearm. The opinion can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

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