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Old 07-29-2011, 11:46   #21
Bren
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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
substance?"

Under 18 USC 922(g):
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(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.
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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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