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US vet turned down on gun app because of a drug bust in 1971 (Texas)

Resource: http://blog.chron.com/narcoconfidential/2013/08/records-show-vet-denied-right-to-buy-gun-over-1971-pot-charge-was-never-convicted/
Can you imagine getting arrested in 1971 for marijuana (the devils drug) Kelly, who lives in texas was really mad a few months ago when he failed a background check required to buy a gun over a drug bust in 1971

he insisted that he’d been convicted of a misdemeanor, not a felony, and there was no justification for denying a right that he defended with a 20-year career in the Army.

Matters took an unexpected twist recently when at the request of a Washington D.C. lawyer who volunteered to help Kelly; records were found at the North Carolina courthouse where Kelly had been brought before a judge so long ago. They showed that his charge of possessing a gram or more of marijuana had been dismissed. But still he is denied the right to own a gun


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old enough to know better but too young to resist