Judge Chang Says You Pay: Chicago Loses Legal Battle to Keep Gun Stores Out of the City, Picks up $900K in Legal Fees

JudgeChangEditor’s Note: Chicago’s citizens are one step closer to being safe. Too bad they have to foot the legal bill.

Chicago lost its legal battle to keep gun stores out of the city, and now it must pick up the tab for nearly $1 million in legal fees that the winners spent on the case.

U.S. District Judge Edward E. Chang said in a one-page ruling Thursday that he found fees associated with the lawsuit filed in 2010 by the Illinois Association of Firearms Retailers “reasonable.” Chang, who in January declared Chicago’s decades-old ban on gun stores unconstitutional, ordered the city to pay attorneys’ fees and costs totaling $940,000….

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