01/10/2013 06:12 pm ET

Chicago Gun Control Ordinance In The Works, Emanuel Says

Conceding that “waiting is not my strong suit,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he’s drafting a Chicago-only gun control ordinance that, he hopes, will prod the Illinois General Assembly to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips.

Emanuel offered no specifics on how far he planned to go, given the city’s track record of going too far and having its handgun ban overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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