Hot Topics :
Gorsuch sides with liberal justices in finding gun law to be ‘vague’

Gorsuch sides with liberal justices in finding gun law to be ‘vague’

by Jacqueline Thomsen - The Hill  |  Published on June 24, 2019

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 that a federal law allowing for gun convictions relating to “a crime of violence” was too vague.

The case involved a pair of men who were convicted on several felony robbery charges, but were also convicted under another federal statute that required significant mandatory minimum sentences for a “crime of violence.”

The men in question — Maurice Davis and Andre Glover — argued that the federal law was too vague. The justices on Monday were split in their decision, but ultimately sided with the men.

Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the majority opinion, and was joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.

Subscribe to The Red Report

Get your daily dose of news & info from The Red Report

Sign up to The Red Report for FREE and receive our daily emails.

?>

The Red Report: Real Conservative News

Are you tired of the same old Liberal slanted news? Join over 500,000 Americans who get their daily dose of Conservative Politics delivered right to their inbox. Make America Great again with a free market, states’ rights, and small government.

We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.
View our full privacy policy.