Sunday, January 6, 2013

Ban News

h/t IL Carry

Make Your Voice Heard!
File Witness Slip OPPOSING
SB2899, and SB3489 !

 Gov. Quinn, Chicago Mayor Emanuel Pushing Firearm Ban
Through the IL House of Reps.

They failed in the Senate but that has not stopped Gov. Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel from trying to pass a Chicago-style gun ban during the lame duck session.

SB2899 is set to be heard in committee on Sunday. Log on to the IL General Assembly website and file a witness slip opposing this horrendous violation of your Constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

Make sure your voice is heard!
File a Witness Slip Opposing
SB2899 Gun Ban
File a Witness Slip Opposing SB3489 which is attempting to make wide ranging changes in the definition of mental hospital

for any amendments listed too!

For easy instructions for filling out your witness slip click here

The bill includes banning most semi-auto handguns, rifles, and shotguns, plus mandatory registration of almost all remaining semi-autos with the Illinois State Police. If passed it would be a felony for having more than one mag over 10 rnds. Thats 3 to 7 years in jail!

What Else Can You Do To Stop This Assault On Your Rights?

Keep the Phone Lines Hot!

Call your State Representative's Springfield and district offices over the weekend and urge them to oppose SB2899 and any other outrageous attempts to infringe on our Second Amendment rights. Be polite but firm.

To find out who your State Representative is
call 217-782-2000
or go to the CapWiz website

1.  Your State Representative
2.  Mayor Emanuel: (312) 744-3300
3.  Gov. Quinn:  (217) 782-0244, Chicago: (312) 814-2121
4.  Speaker of the House Madigan:  (217) 782-5350, Chicago:(773) 581-8000
5.  Sponsor of the bill: Rep. Eddie Acevedo (217) 782-2855 Chicago: (773) 843-1500

Follow the discussion on

Edited for update:

We Win Again!

IL House Judiciary Committee Chair Elaine Nekritz just announced that there would be no vote on SB2899 or any other assault weapons ban during the lame duck session!!

Rest up, folks, and lets get ready to fight this fight again when the new 98th General Assembly in sworn in next week!

This fight ain't over folks. The IL Dems will keep pushing. The only thing stopping them at this point is the lack of votes.

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