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NC Gun Laws Need a Change: Legislature Went Too Far in Restricting Gun Possession by Ex-Felons

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In 2004, the legislature went too far in passing a complete and permanent ban on gun possession by all ex-felons. In August 2009, the North Carolina Supreme Court in Britt v. North Carolina held that those changes were unconstitutional as applied to the plaintiff, Barney Britt.

NC Gun Laws Need a Change: Legislature Went Too Far in Restricting Gun Possession by Ex-Felons

Daren Bakst is Senior Research Fellow in Agricultural Policy at the Heritage Foundation. In this position, Bakst studies and writes about agricultural and environmental policy and property rights, among other issues.  He has done extensive work on the farm bill… ...

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