If you’re a bus driver, a teacher, a firefighter, a health care worker, a National Guardsman, a day care worker … or one of dozens of other front-line professionals, you submit a fingerprint to do your job.
One fingerprint protects everyone, but especially our kids. Fingerprinting is the only background check that accurately verifies the identity and criminal history of a FOID card applicant.
But right now, gun owners in Illinois get a free pass.
The Block Illegal Ownership and Fix the FOID bill would require submission of a fingerprint before you can own a deadly firearm.
As gun violence continues to reach historic levels the BIO bill is waiting for a vote in the Illinois House. Ask them to vote on the bill this week: