Soooo...violence up since CCL and it may need amending???
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Illinois House creates gun task force, 'omnibus bill' could be on horizon
...There’s a lot of bills that we’re trying to push in Springfield as Democrats that Republicans are pushing back on and vice versa,” Ford said. “It will be our job to ensure that all of those are put on the table.”
One idea Ford plans to look into is an interstate agreement with neighboring states to deal with the gun dealers who are selling firearms that cause gun crime in Illinois.
“I do believe that Illinois could work with its bordering states to make sure that we form some type of collaboration as it relates to gun laws to protect the borders of each state,” he said. “We can definitely do something like that.”
One policy that could come under the task force’s crosshairs is the 2013 enactment of concealed carry laws. Ford said gun violence has increased since the law’s enactment.
“We have to examine if our concealed carry law needs some amending,” he said.
For Ford, gun violence has hit close to home. He recently lost a 15-year-old family member in a shooting on Chicago’s west side....