Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Chicago Mayor Says He’ll Fight to Preserve City’s Gun Ban
AP (via CNS News) ^ | June 29, 2010 | Don Babwin
Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:16:04 AM by Mr. Mojo
Chicago (AP) – A Supreme Court ruling finding that Americans have the right to bear arms anywhere they live almost certainly means the end of Chicago’s decades-old handgun ban, but it may not make handgun ownership there much easier if the city’s powerful mayor has his way.
Shortly after the high court voted 5-4 Monday along familiar ideological lines — with five conservative-moderate justices in favor of gun rights and four liberals opposed — Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley said officials were already at work rewriting the city ordinance to adhere to the court ruling while protecting Chicago residents from gun violence.
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