Check out this article on Nytimes.com. Does a protective order trump the right to bear arms? In most states, the answer is no, the subject of an order is under no obligation to surrender the firearms. Does this cause a problem? Often yes, it does, as the story of Stephanie Holten and her former husband details. However, the strong lobby of the NRA often insures that nothing interferes with a person’s 2nd amendment rights, even at the risk of others.
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Facing Protective Orders and Allowed to Keep Guns