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Illinois Gun Show Bill to be Heard Soon!

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

The Illinois House of Representatives will vote on Senate Bill 57 as early as Thursday, May 12, and your Representative needs to hear from you immediately!

SB 57 is a gun show bill that would require the Illinois State Police to destroy the database it keeps on lawful firearm purchases. This database is nothing more than a back door registration scheme that was never voted on by the Illinois General Assembly. This database also runs contrary to federal law that mandates the destruction of all personal information regarding firearm transfers that have not been denied through the National Instant Check System.

It is imperative that you call your State Representative at (217) 782-8223 and ask him or her to oppose any attempt to remove language from SB 57 requiring the Illinois State Police to destroy its database on law-abiding gun purchasers.

PLEAE MAKE THE CALL TODAY!

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