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Illinois: Sweeping Bans on Commonly Owned Firearms and Magazines Will be Considered in the House Next Week

Friday, March 1, 2013

Your Action Makes a Difference – Contact Your Representative TODAY!

Next week, the Illinois House will consider extreme anti-gun legislation that will ban commonly owned semi automatic firearms and standard capacity magazines. The particular language will most likely be attached on the House floor as amendments to shell bills, so no language is currently available.  While under a federal court order to pass a state Right-to-Carry law, anti-gun Chicago politicians continue to play games with your right to self-defense.  Rather than working on measures to reduce violent crime, they continue to play politics and attack the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens.

The NRA-ILA will continue to send legislative updates as details become available.  However, it is of the utmost importance that you act NOW to stop this gun and magazine ban and registration scheme.  Your action stopped these attempts in Springfield earlier this year and it is important that you stay vigilant!  Contact your state Representative IMMEDIATELY and politely urge them to oppose the banning of any semi-automatics or magazines.

Contact information for your state legislators can be found here.

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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.