Chicago Federal Court strikes down ban on gun sales and transfers

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US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois yesterday handed down a stinging defeat to the City of Chicago, and it’s mayor Rahm Emanuel. Despite clear Constitutional direction derived from D.C. v. Heller, and McDonald v. Chicago, the city of Chicago had insisted it possessed the power of law to deny almost all otherwise lawful purchases and transfers of guns in the city.

Federal District Court Judge Edmond E. Chang, however, disagreed.

For the full story, check out my piece over at Legal Insurrection:

Chicago Federal Court strikes down ban on gun sales and transfers

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