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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Anti-gun IL lawmakers seeking power to effectively halt ALL (legal) gun buying?

Notice that "may grant" in there? They don't have to grant the license (or renewal), even if the applicant meets every requirement. The state could, if it chose, shut down every handgun dealer within three years, which would, if the private sale ban bill passes, shut down all legal commerce in handguns (and even handgun repair) in Illinois. Since federal law requires that all handgun purchases take place within the purchaser's state, even crossing state lines would not be a (legal) alternative. [More]
That's today's St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner. Please give it a look, and tell a friend.