SAF, ISRA Win As Illinois Appeals Court Dismisses Assault Weapons Ban Appeal

SAF, ISRA Win As Illinois Appeals Court Dismisses Assault Weapons Ban Appeal

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SAF, ISRA Win As Illinois Appeals Court Dismisses Assault Weapons Ban Appeal BELLEVUE, WA – -( AmmoLand.com )- The Second Amendment Foundation has posted yet another victory in Illinois, as the Second District Appellate Court has dismissed an attempt by the Village of Deerfield to challenge a permanent injunction against the community’s ban on so-called “assault weapons” and “large-capacity magazines.” SAF was joined in the case by the Illinois State Rifle Association—it’s partner in the landmark 2010 U.S. Supreme Court victory in McDonald v. City of Chicago—on behalf of Deerfield resident Daniel Easterday. Deerfield’s appeal was dismissed for lack of jurisdiction, the court ruled. The plaintiffs were represented by Glen Ellyn attorney David Sigale. “This effectively shuts down any further effort by the Deerfield administration to encumber law-abiding citizens in the community who own the kinds of legal firearms city officials want to ban,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. “We were delighted to once again be working with our good friends at the Illinois State Rifle Association. Together with David Sigale, we make a pretty good team. “But this was always about much more than teamwork,” he continued. “We’re talking about the right of honest citizens to live without fear of suddenly being turned into criminals by an overzealous government that arbitrarily decides to prohibit possession of a perfectly legal firearm, purchased in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, because of political correctness.” “Many thanks to Alan M Gottlieb, the Second Amendment Foundation, […]

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