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SAD NEWS: Otis McDonald passes away; beat Chicago's handgun ban

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Dave Workman, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Otis McDonald, champion of Supreme Court victory, passes

    Otis McDonald, the man whose name will be forever synonymous with Second Amendment activism for his victory over Chicago’s handgun ban, died today, according to his nephew, Dr. Frederick Jones, who spoke with this column. He was 79.

    http://www.examiner.com/article/breaking-otis-mcdonald-champion-of-supreme-court-victory-passes


    I met him and interviewed him twice. He was a kind and gentle spirit, a fellow who loved to talk, and someone we could all respect.
     
  2. gaijinsamurai

    gaijinsamurai Beaverton Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    Rest in Peace.
     
  3. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Sad news.

    I moved this to L&P.
     
  4. GrpCapMandrake

    GrpCapMandrake Vancouver Active Member

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    Sad news indeed.
     
  5. Bacchus

    Bacchus The Republic Active Member

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    R.I.P., Mr. McDonald.
     
  6. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Services set Friday for gun rights hero as Holder pushes more control


    American firearms owners will bid a final goodbye this Friday to gun rights hero Otis McDonald, icon of the landmark McDonald ruling on the Second Amendment, while Attorney General Eric Holder is stirring up a new flap over so-called “common sense” gun control measures that smack of electronic gun owner surveillance…


    http://www.examiner.com/article/ser...gun-rights-hero-as-holder-pushes-more-control