Thursday, October 1, 2009

Big Mac

Quotes from McDonald v. Chicago:
“It’s going to be very difficult for Chicago not to have to make the adjustments D.C. had to make,” said Paul Helmke, president of the Brady Campaign against Gun Violence.
- Chicago Sun-Times

State and local politicians should be on notice: the Second Amendment is a normal part of the Bill of Rights, and it is coming to your town.
- Alan Gura, September 30, 2009 (press release)

It's hard to think of a compelling reason that the court would say states don't have to respect the right to keep and bear arms. Law professor Ronald Rotunda of Chapman University told me that he gives the Chicago law only a one in five chance of surviving.
- Chicago Tribune columnist Steve Chapman

“A year from now there will not be a Chicago handgun ban,” said Alan Gura, the attorney representing the gun owners fighting the ban.
- Chicago Sun-Times

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