Sentencing for Mother in Gun Case During Marijuana Use

Deja Taylor, whose son shot a teacher, faces sentencing for using marijuana while possessing a firearm.

Deja Taylor, the mother of a 6-year-old who shot his teacher, faces sentencing for marijuana use while owning a gun. Federal charges are rare, as marijuana is legal in many states, but federal law prohibits drug users from possessing firearms. The prosecution seeks a 21-month prison sentence, while the defense requests probation, highlighting Taylor's need for counseling and addiction treatment.