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on September 13, 2013 in World News

Chicago Ends Gun Registry, Eliminates City Gun Permit

                      Chicago Ends Gun Registry, Eliminates City Gun Permit On September 11, Chicago’s city council abolished its 45-year old gun registry and the city’s gun permit requirement amid pressure from the Supreme Court and the U.S. 7th Circuit Court Appeals. In 2010’s McDonald v. Chicago, the Supreme Court ruled against Chicago’s gun restrictions, making it clear that “every city and state must adhere to the Second Amendment.” Yet the Supreme Court did not specifically lay out what changes needed to take place. That happened in 2012, after the case returned to… View Article

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on August 16, 2013 in World News

Gun Permit Requests on Track to Double from 2012

    Newtown Gun Permit Requests on Track to Double from 2012 The New Daily News reports Newtown, Connecticut, gun permit requests are on track to double the number of requests police received last year. 171 permit requests were filed throughout the entirety of last year. Yet already, less than nine months into 2013, police have received “211 gun permit applications.” MD Shooting Sports co-owner Mike DeLuca said he has “seen an uptick of customers seeking permit applications” in nearby Monroe as well. He said those seeking permits range “in age from 21 to 83” and share the view that… View Article

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