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Federal judge shoots down Chicago gun ban

Rules city’s prohibition unconstitutional Published: 13 hours ago (CNN) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Chicago’s ban on virtually all sales and transfers of firearms is unconstitutional. “The stark reality facing the City each year is thousands of shooting victims and hundreds of murders committed with a gun. But …

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Chicago must pay attorney’s fees after losing in Supreme Court gun ban case.

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and BAUER and POSNER, Circuit Judges. EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge. The Supreme Court held in District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), that a federal enclave’s ban on operable handguns in the home violates the Constitution’s second amendment. In 2008 the City of Chicago and …

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