Action Alert: ISRA & SAF file new lawsuit against Chicago.
Your help needed!
On Monday, August 16, 2010, the
Illinois State Rifle
Association, in partnership with the
Second Amendment Foundation,
Action Target Inc.
and three individual plaintiffs, Rhonda Ezell, Joseph
Brown and William Hespen, have once again joined with
lawyers Alan Gura and David Sigale to demand that Mayor
Daley and his gun banning cohorts recognize the Second
Amendment as an individual right not subject to
After losing in McDonald v Chicago, Mayor Daley
responded by allowing city residents to obtain permits
but put as many roadblocks in the way as he felt he
could get away with including mandatory training but not
allowing the training to take place within City limits,
all the while walking around with an armed contingent of
body guards supplied with taxpayer dollars
and trained on their publicly funded private for police
Clearly Mayor Daley believes that firearm ownership is a
privilege reserved for the wealthy and connected. The
ISRA et al believe that this is not only a violation of
the Second Amendment but also of the First Amendment as
'Hizzoner' restricts the education and free speech of
To continue this fight, we need your help. We do not
have the taxes of over two million people to spend
Please make a
donation on-line here , or over the phone at
815-635-3198. If you would like to mail or fax a
donation, we have a
printable form here .
If you're not an ISRA member, now is the time. You can
on-line , or over the phone at 815-635-3198. You can
printable application form here .