The Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal to a Chicago suburb's ordinance banning semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines.
Attorney Steven Elrod, who represents the city of Highland Park, wrote the ordinance following the Sandy Hook mass shooting. The ordinance, enacted in 2013, was drafted with such cases in mind, he said. A federal assault weapons ban, which also banned high-capacity magazines, expired in 2004.
“The rights secured by the Second Amendment are not unlimited,” Mr. Elrod said.
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