Court Reinstates Suit Challenging Cook County Assault Weapons Ban

-By The Chicago Sun Times

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Supreme Court gave new life Thursday to a challenge to Cook County’s ban on assault weapons.

A judge was wrong to throw out the challenge, and so was the appeals court that upheld that ruling, the state’s high court said in sending the case back to the judge to hear testimony on whether assault weapons should have the same Second Amendment protection as handguns…

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