MANDEVILLE, LA –-(Ammoland.com)- It’s fighting for the right to conceal carry in Illinois, and more, this week on Tom Gresham's Gun Talk (R) Radio, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports.
U.S. Representative Timothy Johnson (IL) recently introduced the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Bill H.R. 3543, related to H.R. 822 that recently passed the House, to guarantee carry rights within Illinois state lines, where any kind of carrying is illegal.
“Overturning this prohibition in Illinois is long-overdue,” Rep. Johnson said. “Law-abiding citizens deserve the right to protect themselves. Over 100 years of Supreme Court rulings and the 14th Amendment guarantee that no state can deny the rights and privileges of any citizen. The Second Amendment could not be more clear on this issue. Forty-nine other states understand this and have reasonable policies in place to ensure that only law-abiding people willing to go through authorized safety training are permitted this right. The only reason Illinois is the exception is Cook County. This is not acceptable.”
More information can be found at http://timjohnson.house.gov.
If you still have some holiday shopping to do, Gun Talk guest Pete Brownell, of Brownells, might be able to help. Brownells website gives you immediate access to ammo, lasers, gun parts, accessories and more! Visit www.brownells.com to visit the world’s largest supplier of parts and accessories.
Also on the show this Sunday, Jim Shepherd of The Shooting Wire and The Outdoor Wire stops by with info on the latest congressional hearing with Eric Holder regarding Operation Fast and Furious, held on Thursday. To view parts of the testimony, visit http://www.c-span.org/Events/Atty-Gen-Holder-Testifies-on-Operation-Fast-and-Furious/10737426112/.
In its 17th year of national syndication, Tom Gresham's Gun Talk Radio airs live on Sundays from 2PM-5PM Eastern, and runs on more than 130 stations, plus on XM (Ch. 165) Satellite Radio. All Gun Talk shows can be downloaded as podcasts at http://www.guntalk.libsyn.com and Apple iTunes, or through one of the available Apps: the Gun Talk iPhone App, the Blackberry Podcast App, the Android App and the Gun Talk App for Android on Amazon. More information is available at www.guntalk.com.