US Supreme Court upholds federal domestic-violence gun ban

Rev. Patrick Mahoney, director of the Christian Defense Coalition, holds up a sign Friday outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. (REUTERS/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday upheld a federal law that makes it a crime for people under domestic violence restraining orders to have guns, handing a victory to President Joe Biden’s administration as the justices opted not to further widen firearms rights after a major expansion in 2022.