Great Day For IL Gun Owners! Democrats’ SB1657 D.R.T.!

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Great Day For IL Gun Owners! Democrats SB1657 D.R.T.!

Illinois – -( Thanks to Governor Rauner’s veto and the dedicated work of Illinois gun owners, the bill designed to close gun stores by adding tons of burdensome and duplicate regulations on IL gun shops is DRT (DEAD RIGHT THERE)!

Wednesday was a great day for Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day – IGOLD! The weather cooperated and the turn out was good. Estimates of the crowd size ranged from 1,000 to 2,500. The deadline on the gun dealer licensing veto passed with no action. We were all on hand to see Sen. Don Harmon cede victory to Governor Rauner – and the Governor’s veto of SB1657 Gun Dealer Licensing stands. The bill is officially D.R.T. – dead right there!

This has been a brutal legislative session for all of us. It seems like we have been fighting off the barrage of bad gun bills forever but so far, we have held off most all of them.

So, take a breath and give yourself a well deserved pat on the back!!!

Our celebration will be short lived though, Democrat Senator Don Harmon has already introduced a very similar gun dealer licensing bill so, the battle continues and we must insure the same D.R.T. outcome….Please keep up the good work!

See Illinois Gun Owners in Action at IGOLD. Click here for photos, links to video, news coverage.

Please continue to make phone calls and personal visits to your legislators’ offices.

Urge them to vote NO an any restriction to your Constitutional Rights! Contact information for your legislators can be found here.

Illinois State Rifle Association
Illinois State Rifle Association

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As a former State of Illinois employee with a major State agency, I have extensive experience and knowledge of the corruption in our government. Our State is totally controlled by Chicago Democrats, especially House Leader, Mike Madigan. NOTHING goes without his approval. We are a dying State, both politically and financially. We have become known as the “deadbeat state”! Crime is rampant in Chicago (now known as CHIRAQISTAN) due to a corrupt city government headed by a former Obama paramour and corrupt city alderman. Chicago PD follows the “catch & release” form of law enforcement. There are still many anti-firearm… Read more »


Every win for you is a win for all of us. You are definitely heroes on the front line, on one of the worst fronts in America.


Self made oligarchs’ along with globalist tyrants need to go. Anyone who is a politician and against Anti-Firearms/2nd Amendment rights, need to set an example for the American public by being rid of their armed guards at the tax payers expense. They should also not be allowed to hire private armed security. Simply put, if they honored their oaths of office and allegiance to the United States of America, the people would be behind them, otherwise the proof is in the pudding of Hypocrisy………….
P.S.; Practice what you preach!

Michael Loos

We have many pro-gun bills lined up. Democrat and head Dem Dictator Mike Madigan won’t let them onto the floor for a vote.


I’m not an IL resident, is there anyway to do what is done in California by putting it on the ballot
as a referendum?

Douglas Kuykendall

Why don’t Republicans file pro gun bills an flood their congress and senate


You have to have some in office Douglas