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#1 mauserme

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 08:38 PM

Let the Games Begin


 
The final ten days of legislative session will bring a whole host of political theatrics, tricks, pitfalls, and behind the scene maneuvers.  The usual anti-Second Amendment crowd on the Democrat side of the aisle has been bolstered by the defection of suburban Republicans Sen. Chris Nybo, Sen. Tom Rooney, Sen. John Curran, Rep. David Olson, Rep. Steve Andersson and others.  If they don’t hold the line on further infringements to our rights, we are in danger of losing a lot of ground this session.  If you live in a suburban area and you value your Second Amendment rights, contact your legislators NOW and remind them they represent you and you are demanding they protect your rights! They are being bombarded by national anti-gun groups like Moms Demand Action, groups that want to force their New York born anti-gun agenda on our local legislators . We must make our voices heard louder than theirs!
 
We want to thank Gov. Rauner for looking out for gun owners and stripping the ‘assault’ weapons language out of HB1468 with his Amendatory Veto.  That AV is waiting for the General Assembly to approve or reject. In the meantime, Rep. Carroll has introduced SB2580 that mirrors the Gov.’s AV and a subject-matter only committee hearing will be held on Monday and Wednesday. “Subject matter only” means the bill will  be discussed but not voted on in committee. This might provide an opportunity for further changes to the language which we hope will occur and will speak on, as the opportunity arises.

 
Join us today in fighting against another attempt to close Illinois gun stores, SB337. This bill would impose an entire set of requirements and costs many stores cannot bear. It calls for another level of bureaucracy and higher costs on the dealers, and gives the authorizing agency broad, undefined enforcement authority.

 
Join us in fighting yet another bid to make felons of law abiding gun owners, SB2387. If this bill passes and you follow the instructions on the back of your FOID card when selling/trading a firearm to another lawful buyer who presents their FOID card, you could be convicted of a felony. Upwards of a million or more FOID cards do not instruct FOID holders to verify the buyer’s FOID card through the Illinois State Police verification portal or phone number. SB2387 would make it a felony for failing to do this. Hundreds of thousands of FOID card holders could unknowingly commit a felony act simply by following the instructions on their FOID card. Senator Morrison' unrelenting contempt for gun owners is no more evident than in this bid to make us felons, and no longer eligible to own firearms. Oppose SB2387!

 
Join us in the remaining days of the Spring Session to ensure our continuing fight to keep our rights does not falter.

 
Witness slips opposing these bills are outlined below.

 
 
 

OPPOSE

 

SB337 Gun Dealer Licensing

 

Click Here to Oppose this Bill

 

 

 

SB2387 FOID Disposition Affidavit

 

Click Here to Oppose this Bill

 

 

 

 

SB337Gun Dealer Licensing

 

Track the Slips!

 

 

SB2387 FOID Disposition Affidavit

 

Track the Slips!

 

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Link to ILGA House Audio/Video..........Link to ILGA Senate Audio/Video ..........Advanced Digital Media Link ..........Blue Room Stream Link

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. (Ephesians 4:31)

 

On 5/25/2017, Superintendent Eddie Johnson predicted a 50% reduction is Chicago violence within 3 years of SB1722 becoming law.  The bill was signed into law on 6/23/2017. The clock is now ticking.


#2 mauserme

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 08:38 PM

Witness Slip Instructions



In order to avoid completing each field manually, at the top right Log on to your ILGA Dashboard or Create a New Account if you haven't already created one, then return to this email and click on the links for each witness slip. If you do not wish to create an account, simply click on each witness slip link and complete the required fields manually:

I, IDENTIFICATION: Enter your personal information. Enter "NA" for the Firm/Business or Agency and Title fields unless you are officially representing an organization.

II. REPRESENTATION: Enter "Myself" unless representing an organization.

III. POSITION: Unless instructed otherwise for a particular bill leave the description field at its default value "Original Bill". Indicate your position by selecting the "Proponent" or "Opponent" radio button.

IV. TESTIMONY: Select the "Record of Appearance Only" radio button.

If filing manually, complete the Captcha challenge and agree to the ILGA Terms of Agreement.

Then click Create Slip.




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Link to ILGA House Audio/Video..........Link to ILGA Senate Audio/Video ..........Advanced Digital Media Link ..........Blue Room Stream Link

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. (Ephesians 4:31)

 

On 5/25/2017, Superintendent Eddie Johnson predicted a 50% reduction is Chicago violence within 3 years of SB1722 becoming law.  The bill was signed into law on 6/23/2017. The clock is now ticking.


#3 Robert9999

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 08:50 PM

Done

#4 cnwfan3

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 08:51 PM

Done



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Posted 20 May 2018 - 08:52 PM

Done

#6 quackersmacker

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 08:57 PM

Done


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#7 geomick

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 09:20 PM

done



#8 vactor

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 09:24 PM

we are getting HAMMERED on the dealer licensing. tell your friends, family, neighbors.  


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Posted 20 May 2018 - 09:32 PM

Done x 3.

Why are our witness slip numbers so low? Get the message out to everyone who enjoys their LGS!


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#10 Sweeper13

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 09:37 PM

They have there out of staters helping them again on the GDL bill.



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Posted 20 May 2018 - 09:42 PM

Done.  It is Sunday.


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#12 Tommy6862

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 10:00 PM

done x2



#13 papa

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 10:38 PM

I've filed my slips



#14 X Ring

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 10:53 PM

Done X 2


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Posted 20 May 2018 - 10:57 PM

Done and Done



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Posted 21 May 2018 - 12:48 AM

Done!

#17 kevinmcc

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 02:36 AM

Done.
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#18 markthesignguy

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 03:50 AM

done 

 

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SB337:    375 proponent, 226 opposed

 

FOID Disposition Affidavit

SB2387:   14  proponent, 223 opposed.


Edited by markthesignguy, 21 May 2018 - 03:58 AM.

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign......

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 05:16 AM

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 05:50 AM

Done



#21 Rangerdeepv

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 06:31 AM

Done!



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Posted 21 May 2018 - 06:39 AM

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#23 C0untZer0

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 06:45 AM

They feel no shame about having gun control activists from California and New York file witness slips.

 

If we did the same thing with all gun owner nation-wide we could easily get 1 million witness slips, but then in typical gun-grabber hypocritical fashion, they'd call out the fact that most of those witness slips were from outside of Illinois.


 

Mayor Bloomberg himself has recently turned his attention from oversize soft drinks to gun control, confirming the tendency of the Progressive to go from nanny to tyrant.
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Posted 21 May 2018 - 07:14 AM

Done X 2



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Posted 21 May 2018 - 07:22 AM

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 07:37 AM

Done.



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Posted 21 May 2018 - 07:59 AM

I'm not able to post to other forums right now, but if anyone else is able to - now would be the time.


 

Mayor Bloomberg himself has recently turned his attention from oversize soft drinks to gun control, confirming the tendency of the Progressive to go from nanny to tyrant.
- N. A. Halkides -
 
“There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters” 
- Daniel Webster -
 
The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule. 
- H. L. Mencken -
 
“Any government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take away everything you have."

 


#28 Lou

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 08:02 AM

We’ve finally passed up the antis on SB337.

Keep up the fight!

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 08:19 AM

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 08:35 AM

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