Court Enjoins Enforcement of Illinois Assault Weapon and Magazine Capacity Bans: FPC Granted Preliminary Injunction in Harrel v Raoul

East St. Louis, IL (April 28, 2023) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the granting of a preliminary injunction in its lawsuit challenging the Illinois “Protect Illinois Communities Act” (“PICA”). In the opinion, United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois Judge Stephen P. McGlynn ruled that PICA’s ban on commonly owned semi automatic firearms, and the magazines they utilize, likely violate the Second Amendment and should therefore be enjoined. The opinion in FPC’s Harrel v. Raoul case, along with other case documents, can be viewed at

FPC News – Firearms Policy Coalition

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