Nos. 12-1269, 12-1788.

708 F.3d 901 (2013)

Michael MOORE, et al., and Mary E. Shepard, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Lisa MADIGAN, Attorney General of Illinois, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

February 22, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Alan Gura , Attorney, Gura & Possessky, Alexandria, VA, David D. Jensen , Attorney, David Jensen PLLC, New York, NY, David G. Sigale , Attorney, Glen Ellyn, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellants in No. 12-1269.

Charles J. Cooper , Attorney, Cooper & Kirk, Washington, DC, William N. Howard , Attorney, Freeborn & Peters LLP, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellants in No. 12-1788.

Karl R. Triebel , Attorney, Office of the Attorney General, Civil Appeals Division, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.

Joseph A. Bleyer , Attorney, Bleyer & Bleyer, Marion, IL, for Defendants-Appellees in No. 12-1788.

Suzanne M. Loose , Attorney, City of Chicago Law Department, Chicago, IL, for Amici Curiae City of Chicago and Board of Education of the City of Chicago.

Johnathan Klee Baum , Attorney, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago, IL, for Amici Curiae Legal Community Against Violence and Major Cities Chiefs Association.

Todd Sunhwae Kim , Attorney, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Office of the Solicitor General, Washington, DC, for Amicus Curiae District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.

Stephen L. Wood , Chicago Transit Authority, Law Department, Chicago, IL, for Amicus Curiae Chicago Transit Authority.

Alexander David Marks , Attorney, Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C., Chicago, IL, for Amici Curiae Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, National Black Police Association, Tracy Martin, parent of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton, parent of Trayvon Martin, Ron Davis, parent of Jordan Davis, Lucia McBath, parent of Jordan Davis, and International Brotherhood of Police Officers.

Brian S. Koukoutchos , Attorney, Mandeville, LA, for Amici Curiae Michael Hall, Kenneth Pacholski, Kathryn Tyler, and National Rifle Association of America, Incorporated.

Judge DAVID F. HAMILTON's dissent from the denial of rehearing en banc, joined by Judges ROVNER, WOOD and WILLIAMS, is appended.


On January 8, 2013, defendants-appellees filed a petition for rehearing en banc, and on January 23, 2013, plaintiffs-appellants filed answers to the petition. A vote of the active members of the court on whether to grant rehearing en banc was requested and a majority of the judges have voted to deny the petition.* The petition is therefore DENIED.

HAMILTON, Circuit Judge, joined by ROVNER, WOOD, and WILLIAMS...


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