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Illinois House Rejects Gun Ban

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Illinois lawmakers narrowly rejected a proposed ban on semi-auto and .50-caliber rifles May 24 amid intense lobbying by both sides in the debate.

Read Original at: St. Louis Post Dispatch


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.