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Q: I'm hearing impaired and applied for a job and they denied me because of my hearing. They are a large oil company.

They did the interview and and all went well and then they found out I was hearing impaired and said they wouldn't hire me because of my hearing issues and when I asked if there was anything I could do with them that my hearing wouldn't pose a problem and that im open to do any work I can... View More

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answered on Jan 12, 2024

Under U.S. federal law, specifically the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is generally illegal for an employer to deny employment based solely on a disability, including hearing impairment, especially if the employer has 15 or more employees. This law requires employers to provide... View More

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Q: Will your military medical history show up on a niccs backround check when purchasing a firearm?

I have a other than honorable discharge from military, and was all voluntary but did deal with some mental health issues. Would I still be able to purchase a firearm or will this get flagged during backround check?

Anthony M. Avery
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answered on Mar 6, 2023

That Discharge does not cause a firearm disability. Hopefully you are not on SSI. Try to buy the firearm and see what happens. There may be other events in your life which cause a bad NICS check. If so, you may be able to expunge them. Also you might request to upgrade your Discharge.

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