The village of Deerfield, Ill. 

passed an amendment to its gun ordinance in April banning “the possession, sale, and manufacture of assault weapons and large capacity magazines” while giving residents until June 13 to turn in any banned firearms in their possession.

(Image: screenshot)

Anyone not complying by the deadline would face a fine up to $1,000 a day.

“The possession, manufacture and sale of assault weapons in the Village of Deerfield is not reasonably necessary to protect an individual’s right of self-defense or the preservation of efficiency of a well-regulated militia,” the ordinance read, seeming to mock the U.S. Constitution.

Now an Illinois circuit judge granted an injunction blocking the ban, according to the Free Beacon’s Stephen Gutowski.

Breaking: Circuit Court Judge Blocks Deerfield, Illinois “Assault Weapons” Ban Ordinance

The Second Amendment Foundation had brought the case asserting that the ordinance violated Illinois state law.

Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation which brought the case, said the gun ban ordinance violated state law.

The ordinance was slammed as another example of the liberal lie that nobody is coming to take your guns, which was declared by former President Obama in 2016 when he said, “At no point have I ever, ever proposed confiscating guns from responsible gun owners.”

— Chicago Meme Master Liberal Slayer 2 (@GB3Chicago) June 13, 2018

“I am grateful to the judge for his decision to grant the temporary restraining order,” Deerfield resident Daniel Easterday, who 

filed the first lawsuit against the ban, said as he  thanked supporters of the Illinois State Rifle Association and Second Amendment Foundation.

“The ISRA and SAF have taken a huge burden off the shoulders of lawful gun owning residents of Deerfield,” he said, according to Patch.

“We are reviewing with our legal team the full written opinion that the judge entered. We will, of course, honor the order issued by the court and temporarily not enforce the ordinance,” the city of Deerfield responded in a statement. “But we are certainly going to review all of the options available to the village, including the right to appeal the decision to the Illinois appellate court.”

The decision by Judge Luis Berrones was applauded by defenders of the Second Amendment on social media.

BREAKING: #NRA VICTORY! Lake County circuit court judge has issued a temporary restraining order BLOCKING enforcement of the Deerfield, IL, ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN. For more information, visit

Read the Article, CLICK HERE.

All Extracted Terms (Click to add to search.) Judge blocks ‘assault weapon’ ban in Chicago suburb after town tried to confiscate guns    Second Amendment Foundation    order BLOCKING enforcement    Illinois state law    assault weapons    gun ordinance    NRA VICTORY    Free Beacon    capacity magazines    Second Amendment    Alan Gottlieb    the possession    state law    President Obama    gun owners    

Discovered Stories

See More

**The statements and opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or it's affiliates. The opinions expressed here should not be understood as advocated by or sanctioned by this website or it's affiliates. Information contained on this site is provided on an “as is” basis with no guarantees of completeness, accuracy, usefulness or timeliness and should not be relied upon. You use this website, information, and content at your own risk. This includes information and content linked to and from this website. Content displayed may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to report the news, advance understanding of the issues, and discover content. We believe this constitutes fair use of any such copyrighted material. Content is removed on a case by case basis. To request that content be removed, contact us using the following form: Contact Us. 4Internet LLC, its members, owners, employees, contractors, customers, users, agents, affiliates, and/or assigns, will not be liabile for any damages.