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Barr: Windy City snubs Supreme Court

Monday, July 12, 2010

Who says a city council cannot act quickly to address an emergency? Less than one week after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Chicago's 28 year old gun ban unconstitutional, the city's mayor and compliant council rushed through a new firearms ordinance designed to address what they apparently viewed as a crisis, if not a catastrophe that crime beleaguered citizens of the Windy City might actually decide to lawfully possess firearms for self protection. The city's rapid response to such a situation is nothing short of blatant civil disobedience; a local government thumbing its nose at the nation's highest court.

Read Original at: The Atlanta Journal Constitution

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