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Hunter Biden could soon find himself championing Second Amendment legal protections in an attempt to defend against possible charges for possessing a firearm as a drug user – a position that would square off against his father’s own administration.
The president’s son is under investigation by the Justice Department, a portion of which involves a 2018 gun purchase. During that time, the younger Biden said he was a regular cocaine user.
Federal law prohibits drug users from owning guns, but a Supreme Court ruling last year that essentially broadened Second Amendment protections puts that prohibition into question – and Biden’s lawyers could use the argument as part of his defense.
This scenario could put diametrically opposed foes – Biden and conservative Republicans – on the same side of trying to bolster pro-Second Amendment legal precedent.
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