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Bill Would Cancel Ban On Gun Used In Self-Defense

Thursday, January 29, 2004

Arguing that a Wilmette man had a right to shoot an intruder in his home -- regardless of a local ban on handguns -- a state representative is proposing legislation that would override such bans when guns are used in self-defense.

Read Original at: Chicago Sun Times

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