This is a partial glimpse of the ordinance. Notice how it starts. It is very very very long. They limit everything. You can't even have a laser sight on your gun. No magazines over 10 rds. Gun must be kept in home only. You are not allowed to take it to the garage. Once you are registered. The police will know before they enter your home that you are a gun owner. If they find anything they considered contraband you will lose all your toys (even your freedom).
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WHEREAS, A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that in the United States there were 30,896 deaths from firearms in 2006, making firearms one of the top ten causes of death in the cou
WHEREAS, Annually, more than 100,000 people in our nation are shot or killed with a firearm, with more than 3,000 of these victims being children or teenagers; and
WHEREAS, The United States is one of the few remaining developed nations that places only a minimal restrictions on the sale or possession of firearms
WHEREAS, Firearm-related injuries and deaths are the cause of significant social and economic costs to the City and our communities and have a severe impact on our criminal justice and health care system
WHEREAS, In 2009, in the City there were 1,815 aggravated batteries with a firearm, of which 83 were shootings inside a residence, and there were 379 murders with a firearm, of which 34 were murders involving a firearm inside a home
WHEREAS, Between the beginning of this year and June, 15, 2010, there were 742 aggravated batteries with a firearm, of which 36 took place inside a residence, and 152 murders with a firearm, of which 19 were inside a residence; and
WHEREAS, Given the dangerous and deadly nature of handguns, in 1982 the City of Chicago enacted a ban on registering handguns as a method to protect public safety and the health and welfare of its residents
WHEREAS, In 2008, the Supreme Court of the United States decided the case of District of Columbia v. Heller, which held that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in
WHEREAS, After the Heller decision,
WHEREAS, On June 28, 2010, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in the McDonald case and ruled that the Second
WHEREAS, Although the State of Illinois has already enacted several laws to regulate the sale and possession of firearms, these laws are not sufficient to protect the City from the unique and heighten
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