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SCOTUS: Felons Still Can't Own Body Armor

January 10, 2011  | 

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the appear of an ex-con challenging a federal law that prohibits felons from owning body armor, reports the Wall Street Journal.

The court declined to hear the appeal of Cedrick Alderman, an ex-convict from Washington state who challenged a 2002 federal law making it a crime for former felons to possess body armor. Alderman was sentenced to 18 months in prison after he was found with body armor during a police stop.

Read the full story at WSJ.com.


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reader @ 1/10/2012 3:52 PM

i think its a horrible injustice to dissallow someone protection who legally cant own a firearm to defend themselves

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