Professor Jacob Charles Quoted in "Court Rules That Domestic Abusers Can Possess Firearms" -- The New Republic
Professor Jacob D. Charles is quoted in The New Republic article, "Court Rules That Domestic Abusers Can Possess Firearms." The article examines the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision to allow domestic abusers to have access to firearms, even if they have a restraining order filed against them.
Excerpt from "Court Rules That Domestic Abusers Can Possess Firearms"
In an opinion teeming with fraught and puzzling logic, the court concludes that a “ban on possession of firearms is an ‘outlier that our ancestors would never have accepted.’” In other words, as law professor Jacob Charles puts it, because the Founding Fathers apparently didn’t care about domestic violence, neither should our modern laws.
The complete article may be found at The New Republic