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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

X was convicted of misdemeanor assault on October 10, 1996, for beating his wife. Assault has as an element the use of physical force, but is not specifically a domestic violence offense. May X lawfully possess firearms or ammunition?

No. X may not legally possess firearms or ammunition.

[18 U.S.C. 922(g)(9), 27 CFR 478.32(a)(9)]