August 31st, 2010, 08:05 PM #1
Simple Battery , Purchasing handgun ?
My neighbor was denied in a handgun purchase a few weeks ago. He said he had plead guilty to misdemeanor RS14:35 Simple Battery and completed his sentance back in '02 or '03. After his denial he requested a copy of his crininal background check from the local sheriffs office . As he thought , his record was clean except for the RS14:35 simple battery charge . He and I have searched the web to find if this is the reason he was denied a purchase and have come up empty handed . Anyone know of any reason for this , and if it stopped his purchase of a handgun would it keep him from buying a long gun ?
Last edited by dirk70301; August 31st, 2010 at 08:13 PM.
September 1st, 2010, 04:31 AM #2
September 1st, 2010, 04:53 AM #3
It depends on the Simple Battery charge.
If it was against a spouse or female, he is SOL. My nephew cannot own a gun after pleading guilty to Simple Battery. He hit his wife and then pushed her up against a wall. That is the same as Domestic Violence but under a different charge.
September 1st, 2010, 05:26 AM #4It depends on the Simple Battery charge.
RS 14:35.3 (Domestic abuse battery)
How did he answer this question?
From a 4473 form:
Have you been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence? (See Important Notice 6, Exception 1 and
September 1st, 2010, 03:05 PM #5
September 1st, 2010, 03:17 PM #6
On his background check it shows as RS14:35 simple battery . If he plead guilty to domestic violance it should show as domestic abuse battery RS14:35.3 . Am I correct on this ? He also says it was not a family member or spouce just some Joe off the street .
September 1st, 2010, 03:21 PM #7
September 1st, 2010, 03:34 PM #8
This is a new subject for me , so if somone is convicted of Misdemeaner Domestic Violance they can not own , purchase or possess a firearm . They loose their right to bear arms as a felon does . Does the 10 year automatic pardon work in this case also ?
Last edited by dirk70301; September 1st, 2010 at 04:03 PM.
September 1st, 2010, 06:33 PM #9
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