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

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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.  

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via Springfield News – The Daily Line https://ift.tt/U69Yztx

December 21, 2022 at 06:12AM

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