July 7, 2010
Illinois Association of Firearms Retailers Launches Lawsuit Against Chicago
The Illinois Association of Firearms Retailers (ILAFR), a state affiliate of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) – the trade association for the firearms industry – has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of several recently adopted anti-gun laws designed to circumvent last week’s Supreme Court ruling in McDonald v. Chicago. In that landmark decision, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the fundamental right of all law-abiding Americans to keep and bear arms, while outlawing the power of state and local governments to ban firearms.
Read the complete release here.