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Democrats call for ban on assault weapons in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) -- Illinois Democrats have introduced an ambitious gun control bill that would ban the sale or unregistered possession of dozens of firearms labeled as assault weapons. Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) introduced Senate Bill 107 Wednesday, which would prohibit a range of rifles, pistols and shotguns and require every such weapon in the state to be registered with the Illinois State Police. Owners would pay a $25 fee for that registration. A person found in possession of one of the […]

todayJanuary 24, 2019

Decision 2018

Republican sponsor of Ill. bump stock ban insulted bill remains in committee

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) -- The Democrat-controlled Illinois legislature passed up an opportunity to approve a bipartisan and gun-rights group-supported bill to ban a controversial firearm add-on, and it’s unlikely they’ll act on anything soon. In the aftermath of last month’s Las Vegas mass shooting where the shooter used bump stock devices to accelerate the rate of fire for semiautomatic rifles, killing 58 and injuring hundreds, the Illinois House overwhelmingly voted down a measure from state Rep. Marty Moylan (D-Des Plaines) […]

todayNovember 16, 2017 1

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