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Illinois - Come To Springfield For A Lobby Day On Thursday, March 20

Wednesday, March 19, 2003

SB 1195 could come up for a vote in the Senate this week, come to Springfield and make your voice heard.

  • SB 1195 bans any firearm with a bore diameter of .50 caliber and larger. This includes all 10, 12, 16, 20 and 28 gauge semi-automatic, pump, single shot, over/under and side-by-side shotguns. As well as all modern black powder firearms.
  • SB 1195: Outlaws the manufacture, possession, sale and transfer of AR-15s, M1As, FALs, plus lower and upper receivers, magazines and magazine parts capable of holding more than 10 rounds, including all shotguns 28 gauge and larger and hunting rifles with a bore diameter greater the .50 caliber.

Everyone is asked to meet at 9:00 AM in the Stratton Building Cafeteria which is right across the street from the Capitol. Signs won`t be allowed in the building so don`t bring any. Folks are asked to dress sharp and be prepared to politely make your position clear - NO GUN BANS!

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.