Illinois: House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearings on Gun Control Legislation

Posted on February 14, 2013

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Contact Committee Members Immediately and Attend These Hearings

On February 19 and 22, the Illinois House Judiciary Committee will hold hearings to discuss comprehensive gun control legislation.  We urge all Illinois residents to attend these hearings and urge legislators to oppose anti-gun legislation that does nothing more than penalize law-abiding gun owners by restricting the right to self-defense.  It is important that you plan to testify at these hearings and stand up for the Second Amendment in Illinois.  You can sign a witness slip to testify for either hearing date hereThe House Judiciary Committee may be limiting the amount of testimony they will hear, so it is important that you register your opinions with the online witness slip as soon as possible.

Dates, times and locations for both House Judiciary Committee hearings are listed below:

Tuesday, February 19th at 12:00 NOON

Room 114 Capitol Building in Springfield

 

Friday, February 22nd at 10:00 AM

Room N-600 Bilandic Building in Chicago

 Please contact members of the House Judiciary Committee and urge them to oppose all anti-gun legislation. Contact information for House Judiciary Committee members is provided below:

 

Rep. Elaine Nekritz (Chairman)

(217) 558-1004

enekritz@repnekritz.org

 

Rep. Ann Williams (Vice-Chairman)

(217) 782-2458

ann@repannwilliams.com

 

Rep. Dennis Reboletti (Republican Spokesman)

(217) 782-4014

RepReboletti@gmail.com

 

Rep. John Bradley

(217) 782-1051

repjohnbradley@mychoice.net

 

Rep. Scott Drury

(217) 782-0902

repdrury@gmail.com

 

Rep. Jim Durkin

(217) 782-0494

repdurkin@hotmail.com

 

Rep. Jay Hoffman

(217) 782-0104

repjayhoffman@gmail.com

 

Rep. Dwight Kay

(217) 782-8018

dwightkay112@gmail.com

 

Rep. Jim Sacia

(217) 782-8186

JimSacia@aeroinc.net

 

Rep. Ron Sandack

(217) 782-6578

repsandack@gmail.com

 

Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.

(217) 782-6476

Repsims34@gmail.com

 

Rep. Andre Thapedi

(217) 782-1702

rep32district@gmail.com

 

Rep. Jil Tracy

(217) 782-8096

jiltracy@jiltracy.com

 

Rep. Arthur Turner

(217) 782-8116

 

Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

(217) 782-8120

repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com

 

Rep. Michael Zalewski

(217) 782-5280

repzalewski@gmail.com

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