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Illinois: Lawmaker sponsors legislation to limit local regulation of firearms

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

In addition to his conceal and carry measure this spring, state Rep. Brandon Phelps (D Harrisburg) is also sponsoring legislation that will help ease restrictions on gun owners by making the state the sole regulator of the ownership and possession of firearms in Illinois.

Read Original at: The Carmi Times (Ill.)


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.