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Illinois: Your Legislators Need to Hear From You on Pro-Gun and Pro-Hunting Legislation

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Illinois: Your Legislators Need to Hear From You on Pro-Gun and Pro-Hunting Legislation

During the 2015 session, your NRA-ILA has patiently waited for the Illinois General Assembly to move bills and address certain issues of concern to our members and gun owners.  However, not a single pro-gun bill has received a hearing, vote or chance to be debated on the floor of the Senate.  This is unacceptable.  It is important that you reach out and tell your legislators to move forward on pro-hunting and pro-Second Amendment measures.  Some of these measures include:

Senate Bill 803 and its companion bill, House Bill 433, will legalize the use of firearm sound suppressors while hunting.  SB 803 and HB 433 will provide numerous benefits to hunters who choose to use suppressors while hunting.  These benefits include the decrease of noise complaints frequently used as an excuse to close hunting lands throughout the country, the lessening of recoil and muzzle rise resulting in increased accuracy of hunters, and the reduction in muzzle report to hearing-safe levels, limiting the risk that the hunter or anyone with the hunter will suffer permanent hearing loss if they fail to use hearing protection.

Your NRA has learned that a trailer bill to fix issues with the Illinois carry system is soon to be introduced.  This legislation seeks to correct problems that have arisen following the implementation of the hurried concealed carry law last year.  Further, pro-hunting legislation is awaiting a hearing in committee that will expand hunting opportunities for Illinois hunters and sportsmen in the Land of Lincoln.

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Please call your state Senator and state Representative and politely urge them to move forward with the above NRA-supported legislative efforts.

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