On Friday, an Illinois judge temporarily blocked the state’s assault weapons ban.
The ban was meant to prohibit the sale and distribution of “assault weapons.” Along with high-capacity magazines and parts that convert handguns into so-called assault weapons.
The measure was signed into law by Democrat Gov. J.B. Pritzker just days prior to the lawsuit by Accuracy Firearms LLC, and more than 800 individuals, which brought this case to Effingham County Judge Joshua Morrison.
The Illinois State Rifle Association has also brought lawsuits against the law, saying it violates their Second Amendment rights.
If passed, Illinois – which is known for being incredibly liberal, with much attribution for that being because Chicago and its impact – would further blur the lines between how