By Tom Knighton
While Illinois Democrats may pretend they’re for the little guy, they have no problem at all trying to crush small businesses.
I’m sure they’ll disagree with this characterization, but it’s true. Illinois Democrats see no problem passing regulations that will disproportionately impact small businesses while empowering their larger competitors. If you want them to openly brag about doing it, you need to make it so that the businesses they’re crushing are gun stores.
You see, Illinois lawmakers think gun stores should have to get additional licensing on top of the federal requirements to operate. A license already vetoed once.
Well, they’re at it again, and this time it’s going to become law if it isn’t already by the time you read this.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to sign a bill Thursday that would give the state more oversight over Illinois gun dealers, after Democrats kept the paperwork off former Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner‘s desk in order to avoid a veto during his administration’s final days, according to a state lawmaker.
The proposal would require firearm stores to get state licenses, a move that supporters …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms