Skip to comments.Its last appeal turned down, Illinois may no longer legally prevent Concealed Carry
Posted on 02/25/2013 9:24:59 AM PST by Oldpuppymax
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has told Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan for the last time that she MUST honor the Constitution of the United States by doing away with her states ban on the concealed carry of firearms.
It was back in December of last year that a 3 judge panel of the Court found the Illinois law banning concealed carry to be unconstitutional. The Supreme Court has decided that the [2nd] amendment confers a right to bear arms for self-defense, which is as important outside the home as inside, wrote 7th Circuit Judge Richard Posner, paraphrasing the opinion of S.C. Justice Samuel Alito.
Naturally, the scrupulously liberal Madigan then petitioned the...
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I’m still not moving back there...
Prior to the Heller ruling, most DC residents couldn’t own handguns. After the Heller ruling, it’s still almost impossible. Don’t expect Chicgoans will CCW anytime soon, if ever.
Oh, but they do have another shot at preventing concealed carry.
An appeal to SCOTUS and a request for another stay from SCOTUS so that they don’t have to undo concealed carry if they prevail.
I am hoping for a denial from SCOTUS, but it is always a possibility.
Some may find this unlawful. I believe that it is time for each to make their own decision.
"Scrupulously Liberal"..my A$$. Scrupulously communist is more likely.
Drive down any Martin Luther King Bvld in America and guess how many folks are carrying concealed weapons without permits.
“Drive down any Martin Luther King Bvld in America and guess how many folks are carrying concealed weapons without permits” Bing bing bing bing!!
We have a winner!!!!!!
There is absolutely no chance that the state or Chicago will comply with a reasonable cc law. They will slap together something, the court will reject it, then they will demand more time to slap together something else.
The one thing the court could do would be to establish a “special master”, who would be in charge of all Illinois gun law as relates to all aspects of cc. Hopefully by then the court would be so ticked off that they would appoint somebody hand picked by the NRA.