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Phelps: He's no gun-grabberThe Daily Advance“There are a host of laws on the books, federal and state, that govern access to guns for citizens with mental impairments,” Steinburg said. “The state requires a petition to the courts with legal protocols to follow to establish gun rights restoration ...

Gun rights restoration is debatedCoalfield.comWise County prosecutors await a judge's decision on whether Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and Secretary of the Commonwealth Kelly Thomasson should be called to court to discuss restoration of felons' civil rights and gun rights.

Washington Post
In Virginia, felon voting rights mean simpler path to gun ownership ...Washington PostRICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe's order last month restoring the voting rights of 206,000 felons had an unintended consequence: It's now easier for those ...and more »

Bend Bulletin
12 years after felony conviction, man convinces Deschutes judge to restore gun rightsBend BulletinThat amount wasn't random, he explained to Deschutes County Circuit Judge Ray Crutchley at his gun rights restoration hearing June 5. “I and my wife had recently learned that we were sterile, or, more specifically, that I was sterile,” he said from the ... (press release)
Virginia Supreme Court Reopens Door On Gun-Rights Restoration For (press release)Covington VA –-( Defense attorney Richard Gardiner, who amongst other things is VCDL's corporate attorney, just had an important victory in the Virginia Supreme Court. For the last few years, because of a bad legal opinion by a Fairfax ...
After McAuliffe order on voting, felons try faster path to gun“You got people shooting up nightclubs.” Susan E. Allen, a Richmond attorney who does gun rights restoration work, said she would not foresee any judge in Virginia granting a petition like Callahan's. Allen said she likes to see clients with nonviolent ...

legal Insurrection (blog)
NRA Firearms Law Seminar: Restoration of Gun Rightslegal Insurrection (blog)A person whose gun prohibition is based on a violation of federal law needs to attempt to have their rights restored using the federal gun rights restoration process–and good luck with that. Although there exists an explicit federal procedure for the ...

Daily Press
Local clerks, prosecutors: No increase in gun requests from McAuliffe's felon orderDaily PressRICHMOND – Peninsula courts haven't seen an uptick in felon gun rights restoration requests, local commonwealth's attorneys and circuit court clerks said, since Gov. Terry McAuliffe's April executive order removed the first roadblock in that process.and more »

The Spokesman-Review
Guest Column: Smoking pot and smoking gunsThe Spokesman-ReviewGetting drunk and playing with a gun is a bad idea, as is taking too many pain pills and then deciding to go hunting. But once you sober up or sleep it off, and are no longer considered a risk to yourself or others from those dumb ideas, you'll still ...
Reversal of McAuliffe's voting rights order leaves restored gun rights in limboRichmond.comBut now authorities and individuals involved in gun-rights restoration potentially affected by the court ruling are confronted with a murky legal and logistical question: What to do with ex-offenders who successfully applied to have their gun rights ...and more »

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