A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed So anyway, Oak Park, Illinois made the news again today in the ongoing aftermath of the McDonald v. Chicago decision. As many of you know, Chicago and Oak Park's handgun laws were challenged in the wake of the landmark D.C. vs. Heller decision, see e.g. [link=http://www.nraila.org/media/PDFs/oakpark.pdf]NRA vs. Village of Oak Park[/link], resulting in the McDonald vs. Chicago decision which imposed the Heller regime on states via fourteenth amendment due process incorporation. [link=http://triblocal.com/oak-park-river-forest/2012/01/23/oak-park-plans-forum-on-gun-laws-ownership/]Oak Park plans forum on gun laws, ownership[/link] We'll see what kind of presence the Illinois State Rifle Association brings to the forum, but it should be interesting. Ultimately I think it's a good thing that the NRA and ISRA keep a watchful eye on the Village of Oak Park and our insidious efforts to piss on the second amendment. That's democracy at work, more or less.