Court: Gun advocates can fight Cook County weapons ban

Source: Sun-Times

April 05, 2012 @ 12:34 PM

The Illinois Supreme Court gave new life Thursday to a challenge to Cook County’s ban on assault weapons, overturning lower-court rulings and sending the case back to a judge to hear testimony on whether assault weapons have the same Second Amendment protection as handguns.

  • State Supreme Court: Assault Weapons Ban Challenge Can Go Ahead [CBS Chicago]
  • State Supreme Court revives challenge to Cook Co. assault weapon ban [Chicago Tribune]
  • IL Top Court Allows Challenge on Gun Ban [Fox Chicago]

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