A new ruling about the question of whether a convicted domestic violence abuser has the American right to own a gun, has come down the line from the U.S. Supreme Court.

To put this ruling in terms that certain younger generations will get the pop culture reference to, the Supreme Court basically just said, "Hell to the Naw, Naw, Naw, abusers can't own any guns!"

I find this comforting because the last thing a victim needs to know is that their DV abuser can legally own a gun. The DV abuser could turn around and use that gun to kill them!

While it certainly won't stop some convicted DV abusers from finding other weapons to further assault their victims with, at least a gun won't be one of them.

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DID YOU KNOW: By law, properties in Washington state must display a clearly visible sign that lets the public know about guns being prohibited from its building or property.


In a ruling of 8-1, the United States Supreme Court upheld United States v. Zackey Rahimi

"QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(8), which prohibits the possession of firearms by persons subject to domestic violence restraining orders, violates the Second Amendment on its face." - United States v. Zackey Rahimi

Rahimi has a criminal rap sheet that includes being convicted twice of assaulting women with guns and convictions for repeatedly using his guns in public, knowing a judge had already told him he was not allowed to own any guns.

He maintained in court that, despite being a criminally convicted domestic abuser, he still has gun rights assigned to him by the Second Amendment. He claims he needs guns and ammunition for self-protection.

Sound off and let us know if you agree with the Supreme Court's ruling.


I am shocked this case wasn't a slam dunk unanimous decision by the nation's highest court, but the lone dissenter was Justice Clarence Thomas.

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Justice Thomas argues that he's worried people will have their rights stripped away even if they haven't done anything wrong.

In U.S. v Rahimi, however, the question relates to someone who has consistently shown themselves to be a repeated harm to society, not just with the female family members in his life, but also to the general public in spaces where he fired off his guns.


Here's 4 New Places Your Guns Are Not Allowed in Washington State

Washington state got a new gun law that went effective in June 2024. This law updates the list of places where guns are not allowed*. These new places include libraries, zoos, aquariums, and public transportation stations and buildings.


*Washington State does not allow guns in bars, airports, courtrooms, jails, election sites, stadiums, convention centers, music festivals, schools, childcare facilities, and more.

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