Jason Howerton theblaze.com Chicago alderman have given preliminary approval to a new ordinance that would require gun sales to be videotaped, records be stored and restrict citizens to one handgun per month. The measure would also restrict where gun stores can be located. The proposed ordinance also mandates a 72-hour waiting period for purchasing handguns and a 24-hour waiting period for rifles and shotguns. Gun stores would be required to keep records that would be subject to quarterly audits.The proposed ordinance comes in response to a federal court ruling that it is unconstitutional for the city to ban gun sales. Rather than simply lifting the unconstitutional ban, the city is attempting to “craft rules that comply with the court order, yet still make it nearly impossible to buy a gun within Chicago’s city limits,” the Chicago Business Journal reports. to read more: theblaze.com
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