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Supremes endorse gun restrictions for those involved in ‘abuse’ cases

Clarence Thomas posts lone dissent in decision

The Supreme Court has ruled that civil domestic abuse court judges are permitted to ban someone from having firearms if they are involved in such cases.Justice Clarence Thomas was the only dissent in the ruling on Friday.

The case came out of a fight over domestic violence restraining orders, and the majority ruling from Chief Justice John Roberts said, “[W]e conclude only this: An individual found by a court to pose a credible threat to the physical safety of another may be temporarily disarmed consistent with the Second Amendment.”

Thomas said the issue should have been resolved with the Second Amendment and earlier precedent that allows gun restrictions only if the government proves such a limit would be “consistent with the Second Amendment’s text and historical understanding,” and in this case that did not happen.

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