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NEW GUN LEGISLATION IN THE ILLINOIS HOUSE AIMS TO CURB TRAGEDIES LIKE THE RECENT MASS SHOOTINGS IN ORLANDO.

 

THE MEASURE…SPONSORED BY REPRESENTATIVE ED SULLIVAN OF MUNDELEIN…ADDS SUSPECTED TERRORISTS TO THE LIST OF PEOPLE WHO CAN HAVE THEIR FOID CARD REVOKED…AND LETS THE STATE POLICE NOTIFY THE F-B-I IF SOMEONE ON THE TERROR WATCH LIST APPLIES FOR A FOID CARD.

 

 

GREG HARRIS OF CHICAGO SAYS THIS IS JUST A FIRST STEP IN IMPROVING PUBLIC SAFETY.

 

 

THE BILL ALSO REQUIRES MORE POLICE TRAINING ON FOID CARDS, CONCEALED CARRY AND FIREARM INVESTIGATIONS.

 

THE BILL HAS BIPARTISAN SUPPORT AND THE ILLINOIS STATE RIFLE ASSOCIATION HAS SAID IT’S OK WITH THE BILL

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