ASM Revision: Firearms Possession by Postal Service employees

Effective August 2, 2018, the Postal Service™ is revising the Administrative Support Manual (ASM) to clarify policy on the possession of firearms by Postal Service employees. Administrative Support Manual (ASM) 2 Audits and Investigations * * * * * 27 Security * * * * * 276 Firearms Security * * * * * 276.2…

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Ex-postal worker to use ‘sporting purposes’ provision in hopes of reduced prison term

By Chad Abraham – December 23, 2015 The former Aspen postal worker who had a loaded handgun in a backpack at the local facility hopes that a firearm exception in federal sentencing guidelines will result in a reduced prison term. Mauro Pennini is to be sentenced Jan. 4 in federal court in Grand Junction after…

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Bonidy v. United States: The Second Amendment at the post office

Yesterday the Tenth Circuit heard oral arguments in Bonidy v. United States, which is an as-applied challenge to the U.S. Postal Service regulation which completely prohibits firearms on all postal property, including parking lots. Mr. Bonidy lives in Avon, Colorado, and has a concealed carry permit issued pursuant to Colorado law, following a fingerprint-based background…

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