Can I lose my right to carry a gun because..

by Richard Jones  - May 23, 2023

Can I lose my right to carry a gun because of a family violence charge?

– RJ, Texas


If you are convicted of family violence or even placed on deferred adjudication for family violence you lose your rights to possess a firearm or ammunition forever. If you are a hunter, this applies even if you are using someone else’s gun. You could go to federal prison. This is just one reason why I challenge the state on every family violence case. A simple plea to a misdemeanor could affect you for the rest of your life. If you are charged with family violence and are concerned about your second amendment rights, you should contact me immediately.

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