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Judge Refuses to Toss Charges Against Coast Guard Lieutenant Accused in Domestic Terror Plot

A federal judge on Wednesday reportedly declined to drop any of the four charges against a  U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant who has been accused of plotting domestic terrorism.

Attorneys representing Lt. Christopher Hasson had asked Judge George J. Hazel to drop two counts of unlawful possession of firearm silencers against Hasson as well as a drug count against him, according to The Washington Post. They reportedly argued that the gun charges violate his Second Amendment rights.

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