Originally Posted by wash
In general I agree with you but this isn't a perfect world and we can't just imprison people until they are ready to responsibly exercise their rights.
I see firearm prohibition as a punishment just like their jail sentence.
There should definitely be a process available for truly rehabilitated felons to restore their rights and possibly certain felonies that don't carry the punishment at all but I do think there will always be prohibited people.
wash... I agree with you 100%, but if the state elects to give back certain rights, such as voting how can they justify keeping other rights away?