Court Denies Deerfield, IL Assault Weapon, ‘High Capacity’ Magazine Ban Appeal

More good news from Illinois. Here’s a press release from the Second Amendment Foundation . . . SAF, ISRA WIN AS ILLINOIS APPEALS COURT DISMISSES DEERFIELD APPEAL The Second Amendment Foundation has posted yet another victory in Illinois, as the Second District Appellate Court has dismissed an attempt by the Village of Deerfield to challenge […]

Village of Deerfield Appeals Guns Save Life’s Win In Blocking Gun, Magazine Ban

The Village of Deerfield tried to do an end run around Illinois’ preemption rules to pass a so-called “assault weapons” and “high capacity magazine” ban. Guns Save Life promptly filed suit and won a preliminary injunction against enforcement of the law. About a month ago, GSL won a permanent injunction blocking enforcement. Regrettably, the Village of […]

Legal Precedents Don’t Favor Gun Owners in Confiscation Cases

One of the arguments gun rights advocates frequently make when discussing the legality of outlawing the possession of certain firearms (so-called “assault weapons”) and gear (standard capacity magazines, bump fire stocks) is that requiring gun owners to remove, destroy or turn in the banned items constitutes an illegal taking under the Fifth Amendment. …nor shall […]

BREAKING: NRA Supporting Guns Save Life’s Lawsuit Against Deerfield Assault Weapons Ban

Guns Save Life’s motto is simple: “We defend your right to defend yourself.”  So when we saw Deerfield, Illinois amend a local ordinance to ban America’s favorite rifle and many similar guns, we didn’t sit around and complain. We took action. We’re pleased to announce a lawsuit challenging the Village of Deerfield’s gun confiscation ordinance. […]