Supreme Court Ruling May End to 'Assault Weapon' Bans Nationwide

By Carver Malone | May 2, 2024

U.S. Supreme Court

Illinois, like many other states, has faced legal challenges concerning its restrictions on high-capacity magazines and assault weapons. 

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Advocates of the Second Amendment have strategically used these conflicts to push for the involvement of the U.S. Supreme Court. Currently, the focus is on six cases originating from Illinois, each seeking an expedited review by the highest court in the country.

Collective effort

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These cases, including Harrell v. Raoul, NAGR v. Naperville, GOA v. Raoul, Langley v. Kelly, Herrera v. Raoul, and Barnett v. Raoul, represent a collective effort to challenge Illinois' strict gun laws, which have been a point of contention among gun rights supporters for a significant period.