A DUI in Pennsylvania could cost you your Second Amendment rights

Posted on January 26, 2020 9:21 am

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A drunken driving conviction could mean losing the right to buy and own firearms in Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals has decided. The precedent-setting opinion handed down Friday hinges on the federal government’s definition of a “serious crime” — the level a crime must reach to trigger an individual being barred from buying firearms. Under federal law, a serious crime is one that can carry a state-prison sentence of two or more years. In the case of Raymond Holloway Jr. of Montgomery County, that came in the form of a DUI. Holloway tried in 2016 to buy a firearm…