Rep. Moylan Revives His Campaign Against Law-Abiding Firearm Owners

Rep. Marty Moylan
Rep. Marty Moylan

Illinois State Rifle AssociationCHICAGO, Ill. -(Ammoland.com)- The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA):

While people of good conscience ponder the aftermath of the recent Las Vegas mass murders, political opportunists have seized the moment to hammer the rights of lawful American citizens. Illinois State Representative Marty Moylan (D-Des Plaines) is one such opportunist.

Late last week, Moylan introduced HB4107 – a bill that would result in the ban and eventual forfeiture of millions of firearms lawfully owned by Illinois citizens. Much of what is contained in HB4107 was lifted from previous bogus attempts to crack down on law-abiding hunters and sportsmen.

Past legislatures have widely rejected such schemes as being bad public policy – and rightly so. Enactment of HB4107 would in no way deter crime or prevent the occurrence of events such as the Las Vegas mass murder. Moylan knows that – and so do the criminals.

“Like people the world over, ISRA members were appalled and saddened by the carnage inflicted in Las Vegas,” commented ISRA Executive Director, Richard Pearson. “After all, the victims were regular folks just like us – just out on the town trying to have a good time.”

“It is entirely understandable that people are looking for answers,” continued Pearson. “Citizens want to know why someone would commit such an atrocity and they also want to know what may be done to prevent future occurrences. There is certainly an array of appropriate public policy responses out there, but launching a divisive campaign to single out and vilify lawful gun owners should not be one of them.”

“Marty Moylan has an obsessive hatred of firearms and the people who own them,” said Pearson. “Throughout his political career, Moylan has gone out of his way to antagonize a whole class of good Illinois citizens merely because they choose to own firearms. Make no mistake, HB4107 was penned by Moylan specifically to force penance on lawful firearm owners. Moylan’s hatred of firearm owners has blinded him to the fact that fostering divisions will not solve the state’s, or the nation’s problems.”

“The ISRA considers the protection and preservation of the right to keep and bear arms to be a cultural imperative,” concluded Pearson. “The ISRA won’t stand by and watch Moylan tax, license, register and eventually confiscate arms belonging to law-abiding Illinois citizens. We will be asking all Illinois firearms owners to contact their State Representatives and State Senators to express their disapproval of HB4107, and to ask their legislators to vote against HB4107 should it come to the floor.”

The ISRA is the state’s leading advocate of safe, lawful, and responsible firearms ownership. For more than a century, the ISRA has represented the interests of millions of law-abiding Illinois firearm owners.

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R Neville

Moylan is the lowest of the low, no tragedy, no fear, no heartbreak is safe for an instant from his political exploitation for his own political gain. Moylan is a political bad joke, and a stain on even the most corrupt legeslature in the county.
Marty knows his bill will not have changed anything and won’t even be voted on. Actual policy is the least of his concerns.

He is everything wrong with politics wrapped in a Cadillac driving “dees” “dem” and “does” cartoon.

Samuel Stephens

Its a shame disgusting people like this get re-elected time and time again. Illinois and Kalifornia are the same, scum sucking slimy DemocRATs rundown the states and make them worse than third world countries. I live in Kalifornia and the bottom feeders are alive and well and doing the same as Illinois bottom feeders, always trying to find new ways to screw with law abiding citizens and steal their Constitutional Rights away from them.

tomcat

If there was ever a place to own a gun Illinois seems to me to be the one place it would be necessary just to protect yourself from the hoodlums in Chicago. They might come to an out place thinking the pickings can be easier obtained because of the number of police in the rural areas of the state.

Grant Sr.

I live in Washington State with an Attorney General that is on His way to Being another Wanna-B Bloomberg/Moylan Idiot ! God Help us if Furgeson becomes Govenor or Prsident !

joe martin

New York and California are the only places worse than Illinois for gun owners.

ras

Evidently you haven’t heard of Connecticut. Probably right up there at the top.

YOOPER

This bone-head has no clue… Illinois has no chance to be free from this type of politican.. his agenda is just get rid of all guns and issues attached. Vote this plauge out of office along with all the other anti-libs out. Commie State, foid cards, ect. SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO glad I left ILLINOIS, I really feel for those that have to live with all the BS you have to endure.

Rock

Forfeiture Moylan ???? I think NOT……………………. EVER !