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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Veteran can't get gun after old conviction, court says

Veteran can't get gun after old conviction, court says
Politico
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
1/11/13

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court says a Maryland veteran can't own a gun because of a misdemeanor assault conviction more than four decades ago.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Friday turned away an appeal from 68-year-old Navy veteran Jefferson Wayne Schrader, who sued after failing a 2008 background check.
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