Obama Judge Hands Down Controversial Ruling on Guns

By Daniel Walker | March 25, 2024

Initially upheld

An Illinois federal judge ruled that a ban on illegal immigrants owning firearms violates the Second Amendment as applied to the defendant in the case. 

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The Obama-appointed judge had initially upheld the ban but reconsidered after the recent Bruen Supreme Court decision establishing a new test for gun laws. 

Dismissed charges

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The recent ruling by U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman in Illinois has sparked widespread debate after she dismissed charges against Heriberto Carbajal-Flores, a Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally, who was arrested for possessing a handgun.