ISRA Action Alert: Protect Your Right to Buy and Sell Firearms

Senator Don Harmon and State Representative Kathleen Willis take the gun banner's bait and help target small businesses with more regulation.
Senator Don Harmon and State Representative Kathleen Willis
Illinois State Rifle Association
Illinois State Rifle Association

USA -( Gun-grabber Senator Don Harmon is sponsoring a bill SB1657 in the Illinois Legislature that would force your favorite gun store to close under a mountain of new regulations.

This bill would also affect your ability to sell or refresh your own gun collection, by defining YOU as a gun dealer in Illinois.

Never mind the weight of all the federal regulations that gun dealers and gun owners must deal with, you will have more Illinois regulations and fees now too.

Remember that the anti-gunners have tried repeatedly to force suburban firearms retailers to close by suing them, only to have those suits tossed out. They have tried to sue the towns that the stores are located in, only to have those suits dismissed as well.

Now they are attempting to change the law of the land, at least in Illinois, and make gun stores do business *their* way, which is no business at all.

Yesterday, SB1657 came out of committee hearing on a stacked vote and is headed for a floor vote.

Your State Senator needs to hear from you starting Thursday morning, March 30, to know that you support him or her voting against this anti-business, anti-freedom attempt at crushing legal commerce of the tools needed to exercise a constitutionality protected right.



1. Starting Thursday morning, March 30, contact your State Senator and politely tell him/her that you are a law-abiding gun owner and that you expect them to vote against SB1657 should the bill come to a vote. To verify who your State Senator is, use the lookup apps available at the Illinois State Board of Elections websiteEven if you prefer email, also contact them at their Springfield and district offices. Email can be ignored, phones must be answered. Remember, the person who answers the phone is usually an employee reporting to the senator, and is just doing their job.

2. Pass this alert on to all your friends and family and have them make calls too.

3. Post this alert to any and all Internet blogs, bulletin boards, and social media sites to which you belong.




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  • 7 thoughts on “ISRA Action Alert: Protect Your Right to Buy and Sell Firearms

    1. A couple of comments. My senators are Diane Feinstein and Kamala Harris and neither believes in any rights in this field (yet Diane has 1 of 4 carry licenses issued in her county). No joy for us, the rest of you will have to carry this load.
      What is wrong with the people in these states like Calif, Illinois and New York that constantly want to control us. Yet each of their states and cities are financial failures with out of control crime (partly brought to you by gun control).
      Crazy world.

      1. The, “WE The People” factor in those States most predominantly cannot speak or understand English or the American culture?

        1. @Jim and Greg, Yes, we need a moratorium on immigration and a moratorium on corrupt politicians.

      2. Jim you answered your own question…Control. While you are at it check out F U stines husbands sales activites.

        1. you mean the multibillion dollar postal service property disposal racket? That went to him with no bidding?

          1. Why is it that it seems like all the big democrats are involved with some kind of questionable business dealings if not out right crime?

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