If a person is convicted of a misdemeanor involving family violence, the court must notify the person of the fact that it is unlawful for the person to possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition. Section 922(g)(9) or Section 46.04(b), Texas Penal Code.If you are convicted of a misdemeanor offense involving violence where you are or were a spouse, intimate partner, parent, or guardian of the victim or are or were involved in another, similar relationship with the victim, it may be unlawful for you to possess or purchase a firearm, including a handgun or long gun, or ammunition, pursuant to federal law under 18 U. If you have any questions whether these laws make it illegal for you to possess or purchase a firearm, you should consult an attorney.A multi-query feature is available for those needing more detailed information from previous legislative sessions and digests. Read the original text and see a facsimile of the original document.The constitution was adopted November 5, 1895, by a vote of 31,305 to 7,607.A study by Everytown for Gun Safety of every identifiable mass shooting between January 2009 and July 2014 found that 57% of them involved the killing of a family member, or a current or former intimate partner of the shooter.The role of guns in domestic assaults is not limited to homicides.On January 4, 1896, the president of the United States issued a proclamation admitting the state of Utah to the Union.The inauguration of state officers took place on January 6, 1896.
Nevertheless, any protective order for family violence, including a temporary ex parte order, must contain the following statement: “It is unlawful for any person, other than a peace officer, as defined by section 1.07, Penal Code, actively engaged in employment as a sworn, full-time paid employee of a state agency or political subdivision, who is subject to a protective order to possess a firearm or ammunition.” A magistrate issuing a protective order following an arrest for family violence, sexual assault or stalking or a court issuing a protective order against family violence must suspend the perpetrator’s license to carry a concealed handgun.
A 2004 survey of female domestic violence shelter residents in California found that more than one third (36.7%) reported having been threatened or harmed with a firearm.
In nearly two thirds (64.5%) of cases in which a gun was present in a household shared by a domestic abuser and victim, the abuser had used the firearm against the victim, usually threatening to shoot or kill her.
Further, the defendant in this example appears to have been otherwise ready to commit the crime.
An entrapment defense would likely not be successful.