State Judge Issues Order Blocking Enforcement of Illinois Firearms Ban Act Statewide
By John Boch
A Macon County, Illinois circuit court judge signed an order this afternoon that permanently blocked the new Illinois Firearms Ban Act passed back in January. State Rep. Dan Caulkins was the lead plaintiff in the state case which challenged the law on Equal Protection grounds, among others. Judge Rodeney S. Forbes signed the order Friday afternoon because of a state appellate court decision last month upholding the equal protection violation in another case.
Caulkins and his attorney, Jerry Stocks won the case, using many of the same arguments employed by Tom DeVore, an attorney from Greenville who had won earlier in three prior cases on the same grounds.
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