No. 73-1208.

485 F.2d 199 (1973)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Howard Wayne MOSTAD, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided October 4, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jack S. Nordby, St. Paul, Minn., for appellant.

Joseph T. Walbran, Asst. U. S. Atty., Minneapolis, Minn., Robert G. Renner, U. S. Atty., Minneapolis, Minn., was with him on brief, for appellee.

Before HEANEY, STEPHENSON and WEBSTER, Circuit Judges.

HEANEY, Circuit Judge.

The defendant, Howard Wayne Mostad, was convicted on two counts of violating that provision of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 which prohibits possession of a firearm by one who has previously been convicted of a felony.1 He was sentenced to two years on each count; the sentences to run consecutively.

Mostad contends that "it is fundamentally unfair under historical and prevailing notions...

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