Gun Ban 1985

From left, Chris Walsh, chairman of Oak Park Citizens for Hand Gun Control, and Gerri Brauneis, a member of the committee, celebrate a vote upholding the village's handgun ban Nov. 5, 1985. However, the ban would be overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court 25 years later.

( Jim Smestad, UPI / September 14, 2012 )

From left, Chris Walsh, chairman of Oak Park Citizens for Hand Gun Control, and Gerri Brauneis, a member of the committee, celebrate a vote upholding the village's handgun ban Nov. 5, 1985. However, the ban would be overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court 25 years later.

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