Dave Leuchtefeld

Governor Alters Legislation
6:21 pm
Tue July 31, 2012

Assault Weapons Ban Added to Ammo Law


Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is aiming to implement an assault weapons ban for the state.

Quinn has talked about the issue since the massacre in a Colorado movie theater. He spotted an opening in legislation (SB 681) that would have allowed people to buy ammunition by mail from companies within the state (it's already legal to mail-order ammo from out of state).

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