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Cook County Confident Assault Weapons Ban Will Survive

Cook County’s assault weapons ban survived a challenge in the Illinois Supreme Court — for now. In a unanimous opinion (pdf) issued Thursday, the justices say they do not have enough information to decide whether the ban is constitutional. As … Continue reading

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Illinois Supreme Court weighs assault weapons ban

In 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a handgun ban in Washington, D.C. Since then, gun owners have been pushing to strike down similar laws across the country. On Wednesday, the Illinois Supreme Court considered a challenge to Cook County’s … Continue reading

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