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house Bill H.R. 629

Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

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Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the conditions under which certain persons may be treated as adjudicated mentally incompetent for certain purposes.


Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act This bill prohibits, in any case arising out of the administration of laws and benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs, any person who is mentally incapacitated, deemed mentally incompetent, or experiencing an extended loss of consciousness from being considered adjudicated as a mental defective for purposes of the right to receive or transport firearms without the order or finding of a judicial authority of competent jurisdiction that such person is a danger to himself or herself or others.

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      Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedJanuary 24th, 2017
    No matter what people think, the 2nd Amendment is part of the Bill of Rights, making it a Civil Right. Let alone the fact that anyone within the preview of the law, should be able to purchase and own a firearm, vets have had more training than most civilians. Unless for a diagnosed PTSD or other mental health reason, we should not be limiting our Civil Rights.
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    "Certain purposes" lol
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    The purpose of this is not clear. The 2nd amendment protects everyone including vets.