It didn’t take long for a Chicago suburb to reap the consequences of its outrageous move to confiscate guns from its residents.
The Second Amendment Foundation filed a lawsuit Thursday against the city of Deerfield, Illinois following the passage of an amendment to its gun ordinance banning certain semi-automatic firearms, the Chicago Tribune reported.
The surrender and confiscation ordinance allows residents 60 days to give up “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazines or face a fine of up to $1,000 a day. Police are empowered to confiscate and destroy any that are found after the 60-day period, including in residents’ homes.
A 2013 Deerfield ordinance had allowed possession of “assault weapons” in one’s home if stored properly.
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