This section contains plain-language information about federal gun laws, military protective orders, and other military information related to domestic violence. For plain-language information about immigration remedies that may apply to undocumented victims of abuse, go to our Immigration section. We also include the relevant laws (statutes) in the Selected Federal Statutes section in case you wish to read the actual language of the relevant federal laws.
Information on how an order of protection, criminal conviction, or other circumstances can affect an abuser’s right to have a gun under federal law.
Information about the basics of military law as it relates to domestic violence, the Family Advocacy Program, confidentiality, the removal of guns, and finding help.
Information about military protective orders and how they protection victims on military installations.
Here you can see the language of the actual federal laws that we rely upon to write the plain-language information contained in the above sections and in the Immigration pages.
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