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Man with a .22 caliber rifle shooting at a firing range.  (credit: Dan DeChiaro/Getty Images)

Army Vet Denied Right To Own Gun Due To 42-Year-Old Misdemeanor Drug Charge

Ron Kelly is a retired Army veteran. He used to fire tanks, cannons, and machine guns while fighting for the United States. However, when he applied to the FBI for the right to purchase a .22-caliber rifle from Wal-Mart, the FBI denied him, citing a minor drug possession conviction back in 1971.

07/18/2013

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