Federal Statutes and Who is Not Allowed to Possess Firearms

Federal Statutes and Who is Not Allowed to Possess Firearms
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1 Resources
Recorded on: 2019-05-16
Unit 1 Slide Deck: Federal Statutes and Who is Not Allowed to Possess Firearms
Unit 2 Recording: Federal Statutes and Who is Not Allowed to Possess Firearms

The firearms debate and issues of public safety firearms regulation and the Second Amendment are going to continue in the public policy spotlight. In this course, we are going to discuss who is prohibited under federal law from possession of firearms under current law so those involved in its enforcement and policymakers have a better understanding what current law does or does not do. Topics include:

  • Who is banned from possession of firearms under federal law
  • Domestic violence and firearms laws
  • The impact of state laws on federal firearms possession



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Audience Comments:

  • “I thought the speaker was very good and had interesting content. I also found that the questions and responses at the end were excellent and helpful. Thanks for the great class!” –Britney
  • “The presenter explained the laws very clearly and is extremely knowledgeable on the subject.” –Vicky
  • “Excellent  presentation and delivery.” –Jeff
** This webinar has been certified by the National Sheriff’s Association and may be eligible for Continuing Education Units through your POST. Please consult your local certification processes for additional details. Paid subscribers that attend will be able to download a jointly issued attendance certificate that includes the National Sheriffs' Association logo.
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