H.R.4568 - Responsible Body Armor Possession Act 116th ...

(a) Ban.— (1) I N GENERAL.— Chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: " § 932. Ban on purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians "(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), it shall be unlawful for a person to purchase, own, or possess enhanced body armor.

You Could Soon Go To Jail for Protecting Yourself from ...

Washington, D.C. – A new piece of legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives, H. R. 378, labeled the Responsible Body Armor Possession Act, which if enacted would deprive law abiding citizens of another means of self defense. The legislation, forwarded by Rep. Mike Honda, would ban citizens from ownership of enhanced body armor, …

18 U.S. Code § 931 - Prohibition on purchase, ownership ...

Except as provided in subsection (b), it shall be unlawful for a person to purchase, own, or possess body armor, if that person has been convicted of a felony that is— (1) a crime of violence (as defined in section 16 ); or

The Complete Guide to Body Armor Law - Who Can Wear …

The US has a federal ban on the possession of body armor by convicted felons (18 U.S.C. 931). Felons can only purchase bulletproof vests if their employer requires it and they get written permission to do so. Still, it is the responsibility of the felon to refrain from buying body armor. Only he can be prosecuted if he makes an illegal purchase.

Below The Radar: Responsible Body Armor Possession Act

There are some efforts to restrict or ban possession of body armor in Congress. One of those efforts is HR 4568, the Responsible Body Armor Possession Act, introduced by Representative Grace Meng ...

Schumer Proposes Unconstitutional Infringements on Body ...

Senator Chuck Schumer has proposed an unconstitutional ban on body armor. The proposal should not be taken seriously. Body armor is a bearable arm protected by the Second Amendment.

A ban on body armor? Seriously? – HotAir

A New York lawmaker is attempting to seize body armor from civilians and would make it illegal to buy the protective gear in the state. The bill from assemblymember Jonathan G. Jacobson (D.) would outlaw the sale and possession of body armor in the state of New York. The bill would require residents who own a bulletproof vest to turn them over ...

Schumer pushes bill regulating body armor for civilians ...

Federal law already prohibits convicted felons from buying body armor. Schumer says he plans to file his civilian body armor bill when Congress returns from …

Congress Attempts To Ban Type III Civilian Body Armor

Congress Attempts To Ban Type III Civilian Body Armor. By. Scott Burton. -. Feb 6, 2015. Honda body armor ban. It's not a secret that the Anti-gun left will do just about anything to stop law-abiding citizens from owning a firearm, including passing laws that make it impossible to defend ourselves from the very real dangers that are out there ...

Vested Interests: The Federal Felon Body-Armor Ban and the ...

The federal felon body armor ban - codified at Section 931 of the United States Code Title 18 - prohibits any person who has been convicted of a felony crime of violence from possessing body armor that has been sold in interstate commerce. It is a stand-alone provision unconnected to any legislative scheme regulating body armor more broadly ...

New York - Body Armor Law - Can You Own A Bulletproof Vest ...

The US has a federal ban on the possession of body armor by convicted felons (18 U.S.C. 931). Felons can only purchase bulletproof vests if their employer requires it and they get written permission to do so. Still, it is the responsibility of the felon to refrain from buying body armor. Only he can be prosecuted if he makes an illegal purchase.

High Court Upholds Ban on Body Armor - FairWarning

High Court Upholds Ban on Body Armor. The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a bid to review a federal ban on body armor, providing a possible clue on how it will decide legal challenges to health care reform and perhaps other regulatory overhauls passed by Congress. The high court decided against hearing an appeal by Cedrick Alderman, an ex ...

Should Bullet Proof Vests be Banned? Congress Attempts to ...

Please make sure that you actually read the law first and foremost federal employees and local law-enforcement can wear the body armor but volunteer first responders such as EMS fire departments search and rescue squads would not fall under that category which means a first responder going to a shooting or to assist a police officer is not able to protect …

Is it Legal to Own a Bulletproof Vest? Are there Federal ...

Like the federal law, many state laws prohibit certain convicted persons from possessing body armor. But some states don't restrict the ban to those convicted only of violent felonies; and may even extend the ban to violent misdemeanors. Other states list the crimes that determine whether an individual may possess the armor. Like the federal ...

The Complete Guide to Body Armor Law - Who Can Wear A ...

The US has a federal ban on the possession of body armor by convicted felons (18 U.S.C. 931). Felons can only purchase bulletproof vests if their employer requires it and they get written permission to do so. Still, it is the responsibility of the felon to refrain from buying body armor. Only he can be prosecuted if he makes an illegal purchase.

New York: Citizen Body Armor BAN Proposal to Start Off 2021

New York: Citizen Body Armor BAN Proposal to Start Off 2021 Ammoland Inc. Posted on January 5, 2021 by F Riehl, Editor in Chief …

A federal ban on body armor? - YouTube

Gun-grabbers have turned their sights on body armor. FPC's Matt Larosiere breaks down H.R.4568 aka "The Responsible Body Armor Possession Act." This bill wou...

Court Upholds Federal Ban on Body Armor for Felons

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday, over the dissent of four of its judges, declined to review en banc a ruling upholding a federal ban on body armor possession by felons. A divided three-judge panel ruled last May that a federal law making it a crime for a convicted felon to possess body armor that has been "sold or offered ...

New York lawmaker seeks to ban bulletproof vests for law ...

NEW YORK AG LETITIA JAMES TO SUE FOR FEDERAL OVERSIGHT OF NYPD OVER PROTEST RESPONSE "A. 352 deprives New Yorkers of their right to passive defense by instituting a confiscatory ban on body armor ...