weapons ban http://tspr.org en Gun Ban Case Heard by Illinois Supreme Court http://tspr.org/post/gun-ban-case-heard-illinois-supreme-court <p>The&nbsp; Illinois Supreme Court heard arguments this week in a case challenging&nbsp; Cook County&#39;s ban on assault weapons.<br /><br />Three gun owners say&nbsp; they&#39;re law-abiding citizens and only use their firearms for recreation&nbsp; and self-defense.<br /><br />Edward&nbsp; Ronkowski represents the men.&nbsp; He told the justices the law was too&nbsp; broad, and gave an example&nbsp; of someone buying a rifle. The owner could&nbsp; make sure he was in&nbsp; compliance with the ordinance by verifying the gun&nbsp; would accept&nbsp; only a four-round clip.<br /> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 19:34:28 +0000 Rich Egger 8853 at http://tspr.org Gun Ban Case Heard by Illinois Supreme Court