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Court strikes down ban on guns in public housing


Washington ExaminerA federal court on Thursday cleared the way for an Illinois rape victim to have a gun in her public housing apartment to protect herself from further domestic violence, the latest judicial victory for Second Amendment advocates.

Senior Judge J. Phil Gilbert for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois in Benton, Ill., issued a permanent injunction on the East St. Louis Housing Authority's gun ban, claiming it violated the Second and 14th Amendments letting citizens protect themselves.

He ordered the East St. Louis Housing Authority to erase the ban on guns for residents from its lease.

Little steps to advance the gun rights precedents.

This entry was published Wed Apr 17 08:47:18 CDT 2019 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2019-04-13 13:22:09.0. [Tweet]

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