Illinois – -(Ammoland.com)- The anti-gun movement is always trying to find a way to strangle your Second Amendment rights.
A few of the ways they try to do this is to cut off supply, drive prices up, make gun ownership inconvenient, if not impossible, and attempt to make gun owners feel isolated and even threatened.
Illinois HB1016 had some of all of these elements in the bill. The primary goals were to cut off supply and drive prices up beyond the average person’s reach. The way they were going to cut off supply was plain and simple: put so much meaningless regulation, red tape and requirements on local firearm dealers that it would force local dealers out of business. The ones that were left would have to charge so much that few people could buy their products.
Many people do not understand that dealers are already tightly controlled by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
Dealer misconduct is dealt with harshly. No dealer I know violates the law. Firearm dealers are very conscientious, responsible and upright citizens. The fact is that …Read the Rest