Post navigation A 300,000 year old skull was discovered in China and shows a mix of features belonging to both very early humans and Neanderthals. The skull is much older than the initial migration out of Africa and suggests a more complex history of early humans. It challenges existing theories of early human evolution and suggests more varieties of early people may be out there. The Illinois Supreme Court unanimously upheld the state’s ban on assault weapons on August 11, 2023, ensuring that individuals will not be allowed to possess or purchase these weapons in the state. This decision affirms the ban, which was signed into law in 2013. The ruling protects Illinois citizens against the possession of certain weapons, such as semi-automatic firearms.