News LAW FIRM OF DAVID G. SIGALE, P.C. FILES HISTORIC SECOND AMENDMENT LAWSUIT

LAW FIRM OF DAVID G. SIGALE, P.C. FILES HISTORIC SECOND AMENDMENT LAWSUIT

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On June 26, 2008, on behalf of four Chicago residents, the Illinois State Rifle Association and the Washington state-based national organization Second Amendment Foundation, the Law Firm of David G. Sigale, P.C. filed suit against the City of Chicago and Mayor Richard M. Daley. The suit alleges that the City’s handgun ban, in effect since 1982, that prevents regular citizens from having a functional handgun in their homes for self-defense, as well as certain of the City’s registration requirements violate its residents’ Second Amendment rights.

This filing comes in the wake of the landmark District of Columbia v. Heller decision by the United States Supreme Court, which struck down the District’s handgun ban as an unconstitutional infringement on the Second Amendment rights of its law-abiding residents.

The Law Firm of David G. Sigale filed this suit with the Washington D.C. and Virginia firm of Gura & Possessky, PLLC. Alan Gura of that firm is the attorney who successfully prosecuted the Heller case and prevailed before the U.S. Supreme Court.

This Firm filed this lawsuit because it believes in preserving the citizens’ rights as affirmed in the Constitution and Bill of Rights, and because it believes law-abiding people should have the right to defend themselves and their families in their own homes.

More information can be found at www.chicagoguncase.com.

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