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9. He hasn't violated the law yet, though
Tue Jun 11, 2024, 08:48 PM
Jun 11

He has until his sentence date to sell it or surrender it to police.

You don't automatically get a second felony the moment the jury reads the verdict if you own a gun. That would be stupid.

If Hunter Biden was charged for gun violations, then so should Diarrhea Donny Blue Owl Jun 11 #1
The law takes effect when a defendant is sentenced. former9thward Jun 11 #2
thx for dropping facts into the thread... WarGamer Jun 11 #12
Whataboutists may now well be hoisted by their own petards. Torchlight Jun 11 #3
If Trump gets in trouble in Florida over his gun, it will have to be a federal charge DFW Jun 11 #4
And then Fangirl Cannon will get the case CanonRay Jun 11 #7
CSI should run ballistics when they are turned in. Arne Jun 11 #5
I think TFG loses his right to have a gun after sentencing Kaleva Jun 11 #6
Lock him up LiberaBlueDem Jun 11 #8
He hasn't violated the law yet, though NickB79 Jun 11 #9
so just 12th charge hime with being a felon in possesion unless he turns it in moonshinegnomie Jun 11 #10
This is why amateur lawyering is a bad thing. The prohibition doesn't apply to the type of crime Trump committed. onenote Jun 11 #11
If he's in a car with an armed SS agent, that's constructive possession of a gun JoseBalow Jun 12 #13
So, if a felon is re-arrested, and he's in a police cruiser with an armed policeman, yagotme Jun 12 #15
That's a good point JoseBalow Jun 12 #16
IIRC, "possession" means you have the weapon in your hand, on your person, yagotme Jun 14 #18
"constructive possession" is different than "possession" JoseBalow Jun 14 #19
6-6-2023 circuit court ruling: yagotme Jun 14 #20
Good luck in court JoseBalow Jun 14 #21
Precedent is there. yagotme Jun 14 #22
Have fun in court JoseBalow Jun 14 #23
You seem to think I'm going to court. yagotme Jun 14 #24
You seem to think I care JoseBalow Jun 14 #25
Posts #21 and #23 seem to reflect a caring attitude, along with a premonition. yagotme Jun 14 #28
You are not in trouble JoseBalow Jun 14 #30
No Zeitghost Jun 14 #29
OK JoseBalow Jun 14 #31
Doesn't apply until he is sentenced Jersey Devil Jun 12 #14
Yeah this whole thing doesn't seem like an issue. At all. ColinC Jun 14 #27
Lock him up LetMyPeopleVote Jun 12 #17
I don't know the process but I imagine he will be given some time to get rid of it or turn it in to authorities ColinC Jun 14 #26
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