"We believe that Chicago's ordinance is a reasonable attempt to balance the right of individuals to possess handguns in the home for self-defense with the substantial risks to public safety that are associated with the proliferation of firearms," the law department stated.
All well and good! Except, the RKBA is fundamental and affirmed by the supreme court. Meanwhile the "substantial risks to public safety that are associated with the proliferation of firearms" has been disproved categorically. It has even been proven to have the exact opposite effect. So I'm confused as to where the balancing act comes in.
Not even going there.
If your concern is for the public safety, why are you restricting peoples right to bear arms in their own homes?