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The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Following the Illinois Supreme Court's ruling last week, the States Attorney in Cook County is dismissing various aggravated unlawful use of weapon charges in the courts.
The Supreme Court ruled that several portions of the state law making it illegal to carry a gun were unconstitutional in People v. Aguilar. You can read the full Court's ruling on their website.
This is one of those few times where a ruling is having an immediate impact in the state courts on real people.