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The Supreme Court’s decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen has cast doubt on the constitutionality of federal firearms possession laws, such as the prohibition on felons possessing guns. This piece examines how one federal district court upheld a federal restriction on felon gun possession in the recent wake of the Bruen decision. In this article, Mitchell Gordon especially focuses on the historical facts and analysis that are now required under Bruen in order to uphold a governmental restriction on Second Amendment rights.
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Gordon, Mitchell, "Upholding Longstanding Prohibitions on Firearm Possession Under Bruen" (2023). SLU Law Journal Online. 119.