Lost gun store fight costs Chicago taxpayers nearly $1 million | Early & Often

“…The first blow came on Jan. 6 when a federal judge ruled the city’s longtime ban on gun stores was unconstitutional.

On Thursday, the second blow landed when the judge approved $940,000 in legal fees that the city must pay to the attorneys who challenged the ban. Charles J. Cooper, one of those plaintiffs’ attorneys, charged $975 an hour for his work….”

via Lost gun store fight costs Chicago taxpayers nearly $1 million | Early & Often.

I’m not exactly feeling sorry for Chicago on this one.

-GM

3 thoughts on “Lost gun store fight costs Chicago taxpayers nearly $1 million | Early & Often

  1. I agree with you Gary. Well, it’s not too hard to travel outside the city for one’s firearms needs.

  2. Chicago’s gun violence problem will not end until Federal Firearm laws are enforced. IT has been over 20 years since a federal firearm violation has been charged to a Chicago gang member. I do not know what deal the gangs have made with the politicians, but it sure appears that a strong deal had been struck.

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