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Old 07-29-2011, 11:46   #21
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Originally Posted by Donn57 View Post
Can you cite the source for this? There is no question that indicates such a restriction on the Form 4473.
Yes, there is:
"e. Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana, or any depressant, stimulant, or narcotic drug, or any other controlled

Under 18 USC 922(g):
(g) It shall be unlawful for any person--
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(3) who is an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance (as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802)); * * *
to ship or transport in interstate or foreign commerce, or possess in or affecting commerce, any firearm or ammunition; or to receive any firearm or ammunition which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.
Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
One loses the “privilege” if arrested but regains it if acquitted. I understand the reasoning behind such a law but it FLIES in the FACE of INNOCENT until proven guilty
Innocent until proven guilty is a principle courts and juries are supposed to follow at trial, if a case gets that far. There are many rights you can lose by being arrested - the right not to be locked up in jail by the government, for instance.
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