A California federal judge has overturned a 95-year-old law that banned firearms dealers from using handgun images for advertising on storefronts.
“California may not accomplish its goals by violating the First Amendment,” U.S. District Court Judge Troy L. Nunley wrote in his 15-page decision, KOVR-TV reported.
The decision came as good news for the firearms dealers who filed the lawsuit after they were cited for violating the 1923 law. The law was originally passed in hopes of curbing suicides and other violent acts.
After four years of litigation, the statute was struck down as unconstitutional on Tuesday. – READ MORE
Actor James Woods slammed Sen. Dick Durbin after the Democratic Illinois Senator blamed the Republican Party in a tweet for Chicago’s gun violence problem.
This is heartbreaking. Chicago has lost far too many aspiring young people to senseless gun violence. When will Republicans in Congress finally decide to act? https://t.co/4dCk5YODwZ
— Senator Dick Durbin (@SenatorDurbin) September 8, 2018
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) September 10, 2018
Chicago’s last Republican Mayor was William Hale Thompson, who served from 1927-1931.- READ MORE