May 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2016 Contact: Mark Prentice,, 425.999.5977 New Research Shows 85 Percent of Illinois Voters Support Requiring Gun Dealers to Be Licensed by the State, Giving State Authorities and Law Enforcement Tools to Ensure Better Gun Dealer Business Practices, Help Slow The Flow Of Illegal Guns In Illinois Large Majorities of...
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We are all aware gun violence in Illinois has escalated at an alarming rate. Forty seven minutes ago 3 people were shot, including a pregnant woman. We don’t need more thoughts and prayers as we wring our hands over “today’s shooting.” We need you to ACT. A bill was filed today that will enable the...
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Fresh off the bloodiest weekend in Chicago since last fall, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Monday called the gun violence “completely unacceptable” and said the dozens of shootings highlight “the uphill battle” confronting police. More than 50 people were shot, eight fatally, over the Mother’s Day weekend, the most violent weekend in the city since the...
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    The Gun Violence Prevention Political Action Committee (G-PAC) was founded by gun violence survivors
    to counter the political influence of the gun industry and their lobby in Springfield.