domestic violence

U.S. Supreme Court considers case dealing with gun rights and domestic violence

BY: - November 7, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court justices during Tuesday’s oral arguments seemed to lean toward upholding a federal law that prevents the possession of firearms by a person who is subject to a domestic violence protective order. Liberal and conservative justices appeared to side with the Biden administration’s position that the 1994 federal law is in […]

Domestic violence advocates say Oklahoma gun reforms needed to protect victims

BY: - October 27, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — Lawmakers can save countless lives if they’d only strengthen the state’s firearm laws by barring domestic abusers from owning guns, violence prevention advocates said. The idea, though, has proven a tough sell in the GOP-controlled Legislature, which in recent years has loosened gun restrictions. Advocates say more laws controlling gun access are […]