mental defective


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mental defective

n (offensive) → ritardato/a mentale
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The opening story, "The Culling," depicts a heroine unquestionably sane by our own standards but deemed a mental defective and sentenced to death in the dystopian world she inhabits.
who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or who has been committed to a mental institution" to possess or affect in commerce any firearm.
reads, anyone "who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or who has been committed to a mental institution," is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition.
The VA, in its infinite wisdom, considers any veteran who needs a fiduciary to manage their finances or help with their compensation a mental defective and therefore reports them for placement on NICS.
A provision in law that bans gun ownership for anyone "adjudicated as a mental defective or who has been committed to a mental institution" violates the Second Amendment to the US Constitution, the panel found.
The term "committed to a mental institution" (103) is perhaps even less clear than "adjudicated as a mental defective.
The Federal Gun Control Act of 1968 forbids possession of firearms by anyone judged "as a mental defective," and it vaguely defines that term as a person identified by "lawful authority" to be a danger to himself or others, or to be lacking in mental responsibility.
2) As it pertains to people with mental disabilities, the law specifically prohibits any person from selling or disposing of any firearm to any person he knows or has reason to believe "has been adjudicated as a mental defective or has been committed to any mental institution.
The prospect that electronic enthusiasts don't seem to see is that someone who is a "nobody" today could aspire to become a "somebody"--if it weren't for that pesky counseling that now has her labeled as a mental defective.
Other laws have also been passed, such as the Brady Bill, which governs who can't own a gun, such as felons, anyone judged to be a mental defective, or a drug addict.
Federal law currently bans gun ownership by felons, illegal drug users, people convicted of misdemeanors involving domestic violence, and anyone "committed to a mental institution" or "adjudicated as a mental defective.
individuals who had been adjudicated mental defective.