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Can a person carry a firearm on the job (corrections officer) but not in civilian life?

Discussion in 'Firearm Laws & Legal' started by RicInOR, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Can the government prevent someone who is in good standing and used weapons (ie an M4) in the military, from possessing / owning weapons while a civilian?

    - This is not one of those cases where there is a domestic disturbance hold -

    "the fact that he has been authorized to possess and use, and has in fact possessed and used, firearms while he served in the military and while he worked as a state correctional officer"
    "honorable discharge" from Military

    PA, Pennsylvania, is the authority which denied Yox his rights as they relate to the 2nd amendment.

    Instapundit » Blog Archive » CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: Second Amendment protects former soldier who had been psychiatrically committe… (https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/239018/)

    Second Amendment protects former soldier who had been psychiatrically committed 10 years ago, when he was 15 (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2016/07/14/second-amendment-protects-former-soldier-who-had-been-psychiatrically-committed-10-years-ago-when-he-was-15/)
  2. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    I would guess if you can't carry as a civy,the back round check would prevent you from getting the job where you need to carry
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  3. WALawyer

    WALawyer Tacoma, WA New Member

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    This is an extremely confusing post, but I think you're trying to ask if there are "on the job" exceptions to otherwise blanket firearm prohibition laws. There are. Under federal law, those who suffer a firearms disability due to certain conditions can still carry and use firearms in the course of their jobs as military or law enforcement.