Supreme Court Likely to Overturn Chicago’s Gun Ban


Supreme Court to rule in Chicago Gun Ban CaseMayor Bloomberg and the city chose to sit out the case and did not file a brief with the court supporting President Obama's hometown of Chicago.

“We don't expect it to impact on New York laws,” a Bloomberg spokeswoman said of the case, McDonald vs. Chicago. But both gun rights and gun control groups predict a rash of suits aimed at loosening the city's rules on gun permits.

The case involves 76-year-old Chicago resident Otis McDonald, who claimed the city's 1982 ban on handguns left him prey to street gangs. Read more



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