mental defective


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mental defective

n (offensive) → ritardato/a mentale
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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.
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 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.
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.
Second, a state must also implement a program permitting persons who have been found by the courts to be a mental defective or committed to a mental institution to obtain relief from the firearms restrictions imposed by law.
Children were more often diagnosed as mental defective (Grekul et al.
Anyone who would take the time to write in and bash John Rattray's excellent writing not once, but twice, must have too much time on their hands or just be some kind of mental defective.
James added: ``I didn't go to public school, and I'm a classified mental defective, because in 1947 the London County Council education authority sent me to a school for mentally handicapped children, although in the end I didn't go.
He had been declared a 'mental defective' in 1947 and committed to a colony for mental defectives.
He said the retraction was a lie cooked up by Cuba and Venezuela and that Rosabal was a mental defective and a Cuban double agent.
No one likes to talk about that because, of course, everyone is going to believe you are a weirdo or a mental defective.