Supreme Court Strikes down Chicago handgun ban


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youngda9
June 28, 2010, 10:28 AM
Breaking news!!!

http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/06/28/court-rules-for-gun-rights-strikes-down-chicago-handgun-ban/

Court rules for gun rights, strikes Chicago handgun ban
In another dramatic victory for firearm owners, the Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional Chicago, Illinois' 28-year-old strict ban on handgun ownership, a potentially far-reaching case over the ability of state and local governments to enforce limits on weapons.

A conservative majority of justices on Monday reiterated its two-year-old conclusion the Constitution gives individuals equal or greater power than states on the issue of possession of certain firearms for self-protection.

The court, however, said local jurisdictions still retain the flexibility to preserve some "reasonable" gun control measures currently in place nationwide.

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Lucky Derby
June 28, 2010, 10:35 AM
YES!!!!!!!

Perhaps now CA can work on the stupid "approved handgun list" and the AWB.

model14
June 28, 2010, 10:36 AM
Great news, but I wonder how Mayor Daly is going to interprate "reasonable".

Cougfan2
June 28, 2010, 10:43 AM
Great news, but I wonder how Mayor Daly is going to interprate "reasonable".

Do we really have to wonder? He has already been looking at what DC did after the Heller decision as a model for what he will do in Chicago. They will institute a permit system that will be so onerous that most people will either give up or never try.

Heller II now is our next hurdle.

Sam1911
June 28, 2010, 10:45 AM
Already heavily under discussion here:http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=529965

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