Law enforcement officials encourage lawmakers to pass ‘assault weapons’ ban saying Illinois’ gun problem is worsening, but gun lobbyists threaten legal action

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart holds up magazines seized by Cook County Sheriff’s deputies at Tuesday’s House Judiciary- Criminal Committee hearing. [Blue Room Stream] 

Police are becoming increasingly out-gunned, law enforcement officials said Thursday as the House Judiciary- Criminal Committee considers an “assault weapons” ban and magazine size limits.   

But advocates from gun organizations flipped the coin and argued the bill includes a host of constitutional issues and criminalizes law abiding citizens.  


via Springfield News – The Daily Line

December 21, 2022 at 06:12AM

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