April 19th is the anniversary of the start of the American Revolutionary War.
This year, it also marks the court date for what we hope will be the circuit court hearing on Guns Save Life’s challenge to the FOID Act’s constitutionality. Yes, while everyone has been watching the dog and pony show (or some train wreck) of the plentiful litigation challenging the new gun ban, the FOID lawsuit has been moving along very slowly.
UPDATE: The judge has suffered a medical emergency and is unavailable for April 19th’s hearing. We’re looking to reschedule in early June. Time will remain 1:30pm.
At this point, we know the hearing will take place at 1:30pm but we don’t know in which courtroom the hearing will take place. There is a daily docket post on the Sangamon County Court website that you’ll be able to use. I’ve contacted our legal team to see if they have the court room number.
If you would like to watch history being made, you might swing over to the Sangamon County courthouse that day. You might even see my grinning face in the gallery.