Supreme Court to Hear Case on Gun Ownership for People Under Domestic Violence Restraining Order
The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to review a case in its next term that asks whether people under domestic violence restraining orders are allowed to own guns.
The case centers around Zackey Rahimi, an Arlington, Texas, man whose girlfriend got a restraining order against him in early 2020 after Rahimi threatened to shoot her. Under the restraining order Rahimi agreed he would not possess firearms.
But Rahimi was then involved in five shootings spanning late 2020 and early 2021. He ultimately pleaded guilty to violations of the Federal Firearms Act, namely a...