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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Illinois: Bill Introduced to Ban Many Firearms & Accessories

Legislation has been introduced in the Illinois state Senate for a comprehensive ban on many types of firearms ...

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Illinois: Gov. Pritzker Signs Firearm Registration & Dealer Licensing Bill

Today, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed Senate Bill 337 into law.  Passed by the previous legislature in 2018, SB 337 ...

Friday, January 11, 2019

Illinois: Firearm Registration & Dealer Licensing Bill May Reach New Governor’s Desk

On January 10th, Illinois state Senate President John Cullerton removed a hold on a bill potentially to make ...

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Researchers Credit Right to Carry Law With Reduction in Chicago Property Crimes

In July 2013, the Illinois legislature overrode the veto of then-Governor Patrick Quinn to eliminate the state’s status as ...

Illinois News Connection  

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Illinois: Efforts mount to bar gun possession for misdemeanor crimes against animals

Clark’s bill would step up enforcement by forbidding anyone with a misdemeanor conviction for animal cruelty from possessing ...

News

Friday, October 19, 2018

Illinois “Parking Lot Law” Shields Employee from Termination

A federal appeals court recently upheld a labor arbitrator’s decision concluding that, in light of the state’s concealed ...

Chicago Tribune  

Monday, October 8, 2018

Illinois: Hearing scheduled as gun-rights advocacy groups look to overturn Deerfield semi-auto ban

Attorneys for the village of Deerfield and gun rights advocacy groups are due back in court Oct. 12 ...

The Hill  

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Illinois superintendent becomes police officer so she can carry a gun in her school

A school superintendent in Illinois carried a concealed weapon to school for the first time last week, after ...

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Gun Control Twist: Saving One Life “Does Not Justify” Right-to-Carry

Gun control advocates often use some version of the phrase “if it saves one life” in order to ...

WICS  

Monday, August 20, 2018

Illinois: Gov. Bruce Rauner signs bill to give FOID card holders 60-day renewal grace period

Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation that gives gun owners a 60-day grace period to keep their Firearms ...

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.