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Windy City Gun Control

Emanuel wants to record firearm transactions.

May 27, 2014

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking steps to ensure your Second Amendment rights continue to be trampled as much as possible after a ruling in January nullified the city’s ban on firearm retailers. CBS Chicago reports, “The Emanuel administration has outlined a plan to impose strict regulations on gun shops that open within city limits, including a requirement to record every sale on video. … [G]un shops in Chicago could not be located within 500 feet of a school or park – limiting them to very small pockets of the city covering less than .5 percent of Chicago.” As if that weren’t bad enough, “[S]hops would not be allowed to sell more than one handgun per month to a single customer.” The city has until July to draft regulations, which gave them plenty of time to propose these absurd prescriptions. More…

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