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Did you know that a misdemeanor conviction for certain offenses can affect your right to own or carr

Most people know that a felony conviction will have negative consequences on someone’s 2nd Amendment rights. However, even a misdemeanor conviction can have the same effect. According to a federal statute, 18 USCS § 922, it is a crime for anyone who has been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence “to ship or transport in interstate or foreign commerce, or possess in or affecting commerce, any firearm or ammunition” or “to receive any firearm or ammunition which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.” A “crime of domestic violence” has been interpreted broadly by federal courts and defined by statute as having “as an element, the use or

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