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You Can´t Take ´Em: Judge Blocks
Chicago Suburb´s Gun Ban
Hours Before Going Into Effect

Townhall, by Matt Vespa

Original Article

Posted By:Pluperfect, 6/13/2018 4:26:24 AM

Zero hour was approaching for the law-abiding gun owners of Deerfield, Illinois. The village had banned the ownership of so-called assault weapons, which in reality meant AR-15 rifles and any other firearm that carried a detachable magazine capable of holding ten or more rounds. That’s how Deerfield defined a so-called assault weapon. (Snip for tweet) On June 13, the anti-gun ordinance passed by the Chicago suburb would have gone into effect. It was essentially a gun ban, and there were no exceptions. It’s either you turn them over, move, or risk facing a $250-$1,000/ day noncompliance fee. Yeah, the AR-15

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: M2, 6/13/2018 6:38:21 AM     (No. 11662104)

Ban guns, create a gun free Chicago suburb, and the crime rate will soar. How smart is that?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: DaddyO, 6/13/2018 6:49:33 AM     (No. 11662112)

Likely to be overturned on state constitutional grounds. Illinois state constitution clearly says "The regulation of the possession or ownership of assault weapons are exclusive powers and functions of this State." So cities cannot ban ownership.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GO3, 6/13/2018 7:32:31 AM     (No. 11662142)

California did this a couple of decades ago and ended up with a less than 7% compliance rate. In addition to the unconstitutional part of this, are the police in Deerfield willing to go door-to-door to "check?" They didn´t in CA, but it sure made the lefties feel good.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 6/13/2018 7:43:46 AM     (No. 11662154)

Here’s my AR-15, but first let me empty it for you.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 6/13/2018 7:45:40 AM     (No. 11662157)

Now do you see why gun registration laws are bad? After the state knows you have weapons, all it takes is one little Hitler.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mc squared, 6/13/2018 8:46:34 AM     (No. 11662240)

I have to admit, the dark side of me would like to see what would happen if the cops demanded that people just hand over their guns when they came knocking.
Not just ARs either. Many semi-autos hold more than 10 in a detachable magazine.





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Reply 7 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 6/13/2018 9:05:47 AM     (No. 11662255)

Make shady laws to ban guns then turn law abiding citizens into criminals in one night.
That´s clever and un-Constitutional.
I will not ask anyone´s permission to purchase or own anything that is legal. Pound sand and leave me alone.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Iowamarinesdad, 6/13/2018 9:44:11 AM     (No. 11662301)

I own a Ruger 10/22. It is a .22 caliber. It comes with a 10 round magazine. You can buy aftermarket 30 round and, I believe, 50 round magazines. Under the definition, my .22 is an assault rifle !!!

Seriously ??

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Reply 9 - Posted by: miceal, 6/13/2018 10:22:23 AM     (No. 11662365)

Ah #2, that wording, on it´s face, is unconstitutional. The individual States CANNOT circumvent the US Constitution thanks to the 14th Amendment...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: DaddyO, 6/13/2018 11:41:48 AM     (No. 11662499)

True enough, #9, but the judge will likely make a more narrow ruling. Still left to be determined is whether the state of Illinois can ban ´assault´ weapons.

Supremes already ruled that communities can ban the sale of these weapons.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dvc, 6/13/2018 12:57:56 PM     (No. 11662584)

The 2nd Amendment guarantees a right to keep and bear arms. This is not negotiable, and the Supremes have ruled that bans are not permissible.

This is a consistent ruling, and cities, counties and states need to start grasping the idea that they do NOT have this power.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: SALady, 6/13/2018 11:33:24 PM     (No. 11663005)

So the city thinks they should be able to take the legal property of a law abiding citizen because it POTENTIALLY could be used to do something illegal?!?!?!?!?!?

That should scare any American citizen, since it could be applied to your car, your computer, your cell phone, your kitchen knives, your baseball bat, your sewing scissors, your golf clubs, your hammer, etc, etc, etc.

In fact, I would dare say that everything I mentioned in the last paragraph are used for more illegal activities every year than guns are.

We have a Constitution for a reason in this country. It´s time LIE-berals actually tried reading it before doing stupid things like this!!!!!

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