- Effingham County Board Vice-Chairman David Campbell says “Effingham is a sanctuary for anyone that wants to own a gun, they’re welcome here.” Campbell wants to make it clear, county leaders don’t want state lawmakers infringing on their rights. He says “When I was elected to office I took an oath to uphold the constitution of the united states, among other things.” He says it’s the reason he drafted the resolution.
- Rulemakers in the village of Deerfield, Illinois, have voted unanimously to ban semi-automatic rifles, along with pistols and shotguns “with certain features.” Deerfield also voted to ban magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition
- The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) April 5th announced support for a lawsuit brought by Guns Save Life challenging the Village of Deerfield, Illinois’ gun confiscation ordinance. The lawsuit challenges Deerfield’s recent attempt to criminalize so-called “assault weapons” and “high capacity magazines” within village limits.
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