No. 83-1431.

727 F.2d 633 (1984)

Jerome SKLAR, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Jane M. BYRNE, individually and as Mayor of the City of Chicago, and Richard J. Brzeczek, individually and as Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided February 8, 1984.

As Amended April 17, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edward B. Arnolds, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Ill., for plaintiff-appellant.

Maureen Kelly Ivory, Asst. Corp. Counsel, Chicago, Ill., for defendants-appellees.

Before PELL and CUDAHY, Circuit Judges, and WILKINS, Senior District Judge.

CUDAHY, Circuit Judge.

This case presents a challenge to the constitutionality of Chicago's laws regulating the possession and registration of handguns. The plaintiff-appellant contends that the city has violated the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment by discriminating against persons who have moved or will move to Chicago after the effective date of the ordinance, April 10, 1982. He seeks both a declaration that the ordinance is invalid and a permanent...

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