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Gun Rights Restoration and Domestic Violence in Washington State

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Restoring gun rights in Washington State, or anywhere, can be a confusing thing for people.  The laws regarding the restoration of gun rights at the state and federal level are inconsistent, and often times vague and hard to understand.  When you add in an issue such as domestic violence to the mix, gun laws get even more murky. Continue Reading →

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Restoring Gun Rights in Washington – Sealed Juvenile Records

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In Washington State, the law provides that juvenile records (even serious felonies) can be sealed.  The statutes governing the sealing of juvenile records contain specific language that says once those records are sealed the underlying conviction is to be, for all reasons, as though it never happened.  There is good case law – at both the state and federal levels – that clearly states that means  sealing a juvenile record effectively restores a person’s gun rights.  So why is the FBI NICS division denying people their gun rights after they’ve had their juvenile record sealed in Washington State? Continue Reading →

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