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Illinois bucks Supreme Court, defends ban on assault weapons sales as lawful

Posted on AllSides May 8th, 2023
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The state of Illinois on Monday told the Supreme Court it shouldn’t halt a ban on the sale of assault weapons in the city of Naperville, arguing that a gun shop and gun rights group aren’t harmed by the prohibition. In a 44-page filing, Illinois Solicitor General Kwame Raoul said the high court shouldn’t block the law from being enforced while the case continues in lower courts, arguing that it’s unclear if Supreme Court precedent applies to assault weapons. “Applicants have not shown that it is indisputably clear that they...

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