Federal Judge says public housing gun ban is unconstitutional

Fox17 | 4/13/2019 | FOX 17 News
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EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the East St. Louis Housing Authority’s rule prohibiting public housing tenants from owning a firearm is unconstitutional.

The Belleville News-Democrat reported that U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert ruled that the ban was a violation of residents’ Second Amendment right to own a firearm for lawful purposes.

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