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Springfield Armory, Rock River Arms Trade Opposition to Illinois FFL Licensing Scheme for Carve-Out

Earlier today, the Illinois State Senate passed bill SB-1657 by a one-vote margin. While its prospects are still unsure in the House, if signed by Governor Bruce Rauner, the new law will mandate state licensing for all Illinois gun dealers. It will also restrict all others in Illinois to nine firearm transfers per year.

SB Tactical™ Announces Reversal of ATF Open Letter on the Use of SB Tactical Pistol Stabilizing Braces®

PRESS RELEASE: SB Tactical™ Announces Reversal of ATF Open Letter on the Use of SB Tactical Pistol Stabilizing Braces® Written By: SB-Tactical

Illinois State Senator Introduces Bill To Violate Gun Owners Due Process

This is essentially a protection order that rescinds a gunowners right to possess firearms without due process. The usage of the term "ex parte" allows a judge to issue the order without any knowledge of or input from the person the order is against.

Illinois: Suppressor Legalization Legislation Passes out of Senate Committee - But your Senator Still Needs to Hear from You!

Thanks to your emails and calls, Senate Bill 206, legislation which would legalize the possession and use of suppressors in Illinois, was passed out of committee and has been sent to the Senate floor for consideration.

It's already too late for gun control to work

It seems obvious: Restrict gun access, and people will be safer. But theory and practice don't always match. Too often, gun bans or background checks don't stop criminals and instead disarm law-abiding citizens, particularly poor minorities. This only makes life easier for criminals.

Study: 2 gun-control laws really do lower homicides (3 others don't)

The scientists found that overall, stronger guns laws did lower homicide rates. But what seemed to make the difference were robust background checks and permit-to-purchase requirements.

Lawmakers propose putting serial numbers on all bullets sold in Illinois

Standing by to profit on the proposal is Matt Harrington, CEO of AMMO Coding Systems.

US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders

The 9th Circuit in its 3-0 decision said Congress reasonably concluded that marijuana and other drug use "raises the risk of irrational or unpredictable behavior with which gun use should not be associated."

New Bill Looks To Reverse Gun Sign Law

Instead, the law would make owners post signs if guns were welcome. In that case, concealed carry owners should assume they cannot enter a business with a gun unless a sign tells them it's okay.

Illinois lawmakers may expand where concealed carry is legal

SPRINGFIELD — Three years after Illinois allowed citizens to carry concealed firearms, legislators from both parties continue to try to fine tune the law.

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