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Guns and Domestic Violence

Domestic ViolenceFor a comprehensive, in depth and eye-opening review of laws across the United States dealing with the surrender of firearms in domestic violence cases, as well as the political jockeying that invariable accompanies those laws, this article is a must-read . For its part, North Carolina sets out circumstances in temporary orders of protection when firearms must be surrendered, while only a handful of states require immediate surrender upon the entry of a temporary order. In light of several recent events of gun violence across the nation, the gun control/gun rights debate is seeping into multiple areas of the law, including family law.