Illinois Democrats Move to Ban Most Modern Firearms
January 3, 2013 - 9:15 am
With no grandfathering, which means one thing: Confiscation.
What part of “The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed” do they not understand?
Other than all of it.
Illinois Senate Democrats advanced legislation late Wednesday to restrict semiautomatic weapons and high-capacity magazines, pressing forward with new gun control measures in the waning days of the session over the objections of firearms groups.
Amid the developments, the Illinois State Rifle Association issued an “urgent alert” to its members warning them that Democratic legislators were trying to push through last-minute anti-gun legislation.
“There would be no exemptions and no grandfathering,” the group stated in its alert. “You would have a very short window to turn in your guns to the state police and avoid prosecution.”