Circuit Court Judge in Bay County Rules State Law Banning Stun Guns is Unconstitutional

A Bay County Ciruit Court judge ruled on April 21, 2011 that the state’s law prohibiting possession of stun guns is unconstitutional. In written opinion Judge Joseph K. Sheeran dismissed weapons charges against a 41-year-old Bay City man who was arrested and prosecuted for carrying a stun gun. The judge ruled the ban violates the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. The judge found ruled that the Second Amendment’s guarantee of citizen’s right to keep and bear arms applies to stun guns. The Assistant Prosecutor assigned to the case, J. Dee Brooks, told the Bay City Times he will appeal Judge Sheeran’s opinion to the Michigan Court of Appeals.


Mr. Loren M. Dickstein

Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney

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