Rep. David Linsky (D) MA take note! (you RAT!)
SCOTUS shot down DC's draconian gun laws in the Heller case. These laws made it impossible to own handguns and after the Heller ruling it is now ONLY nearly impossible to own a handgun.
Trust me, Chicagoans won't be CCWing anytime soon, if ever.
I think a pro-gun organization could really rattle the cage at this point by running a small publicity campaign in Chicago, as if concealed carry was already legal there.
Even a xeroxed, single page “fact sheet” about cc gun ownership and use, emphasizing when and where it can be legally used for self defense *in current law*, would have a huge impact. Of course it would have to have disclaimers.
When will the Supreme Court rule that the New York law is Unconstitutional?
That is the question. The states are now screwing over us .
My (IL) state Representative the other day said his democrat colleagues in the legislature are always telling him “We’ve got to do this right, we have to create a good law”. He replies “Well, we’ve only got 49 examples to go by”.
Posner is one heck of a judge.
I’ve read several of his books. He’s one of the good guys.
The ruling should be 180 days to come up with a law allowing CC or else there will be NO restrictions. Illinios will just keep dragging its feet or come up a law so restrictive it’ll be in the courts for several more years.