Illinois State Rifle Association Executive Director Richard Pearson recently appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss how the organization plans to continue to legally fight an ordinance that limits the rights of gun owners in Deerfield.
Even after the General Assembly wraps up its spring session, Second Amendment rights could still face attack, according to Richard A. Pearson, executive director of the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA).
The Illinois State House Judiciary-Criminal Committee voted Thursday 8-3 in favor of passing State Amendendment 3 to Senate Bill 337, which promotes gun safety and control by providing additional regulations affecting gun stores.
The Illinois State Rifle Association is encouraging members to express their displeasure with Senate Bill 337, known as the Firearms Industry Licensing Act, by filling out a witness slip in opposition.
Although Democrats in the General Assembly failed to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto last month of a gun dealer licensing bill, a lobbyist for the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) predicts the battle over gun regulation isn’t over.
Democratic legislators are taking a huge political risk citing the Village of Deerfield as a model in the Senate Judiciary Committee’s April 17 approval of legislation giving local governments the right to regulate firearms, Second Amendment advocates say.
The Illinois State Rifle Association is urging citizens to call their legislators and encourage them to vote against an amended bill that would remove an existing state preemption to allow local firearm bans.