Cannabis Users Regain Gun Ownership Rights

Many green-positive Americans have long been made to choose between two distinct worlds – enjoying cannabis legally or maintaining their right to bear arms. But now, a new legal bombshell has shattered the barriers that kept marijuana users from fully embracing the Second Amendment.

Working out of New Orleans, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court recently heard arguments on the constitutionality of a federal law that had once stripped away the gun ownership rights of illegal drug users.

In their unanimous decision, the justices agreed that the current law infringed on the constitutional right of a Mississippi man, Patrick Daniels, to “keep and bear arms” as protected by the Second Amendment.

After a traffic stop in Hancock County, Mississippi on April 25, 2022 revealed a pistol, a semi-automatic rifle, and the lingering scent of marijuana cigarette butts within his vehicle, Daniels was charged and convicted under the federal law that aimed to sever firearm ownership from those who used illicit drugs.

His disclosure about using cannabis stood as an unshakable….

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