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Circuit Judge Blocks ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban in Chicago Suburb

Lake County Circuit Court Judge Luis Berrones issued a permanent injunction Friday barring enforcement of Deerfield, Illinois’ “assault weapons” ban. On April 3, 2018, Breitbart News reported that Deerfield’s ban not only prohibited said weapons but empowered its chief of police to confiscate them and destroy them. The ban also empowered the chief to confiscate and destroy “high capacity” magazines. A citizen, Daniel Easterday, alongside the Second Amendment Foundation and the Illinois State Rifle Association, brought a suit against Deerfield over the ban. On June 12, 2018, a temporary injunction…

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New Zealand Bans ‘Military-Style’ Semiautomatics, ‘High-Capacity’ Mags

Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday that New Zealand has officially banned “military-style” semiautomatic rifles and “high-capacity” magazines. The Daily Mail quoted Ardern saying, “On March 15 our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too. We are announcing action today on behalf of all New Zealanders to strengthen our gun laws and make our country a safer place.” She added, “Now, six days after this attack, we are announcing a ban on all military style semi-automatics and assault rifles in New Zealand.” Ardern noted that “related parts used to convert…

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Kamala Harris’ Top Five Gun Controls

Democrat presidential hopeful Kamala Harris has a long history of gun control support. Some of her best known gun control pushes have been for bans on commonly-owned semiautomatic firearms and firearm accessories. But the historical record also finds her taking pains to make concealed carry permits more difficult for law-abiding citizens to obtain. Taken together, her gun control history presents a would-be presidential candidate at war with Second Amendment in the same way that Hillary Clinton warred against it in 2016. Ban on Commonly-Owned Semiautomatic Firearms–Whether you look at Harris’…

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