Special Report: Supreme Court Ruling And Reaction

Chicago and San Fran Bans Under Fire

Following up on yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling that the Second Amendment protects a private right to possess firearms that is not limited to militia service, the National Rifle Association of America today filed five lawsuits challenging local gun bans in San Francisco, and in Chicago and several of its suburbs.

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Chicago Tribune: "Repeal The Second Amendment"**

From the paper's editorial page:

_No, we don't suppose that's going to happen any time soon. But it should. . . .

[The Amendment is] an anachronism.

We won't repeal the [it], but at least we can have that debate.

Want to debate whether crime-staggered cities should prohibit the possession of handguns? The Supreme Court has just said, "forget about it."_