02/16/2013

(Received: 02/18/2013, Posted: 02/20/2013)


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URGENT ALERT – YOUR ACTION REQUIRED
FREEDOM UNDER FIRE THIS WEEK IN SPRINGFIELD

Contact Your Representatives and Complete "Witness Slips"

The Illinois House Judiciary Committee has announced a pair of hearings on proposals to eliminate 2nd Amendment rights here in Illinois. Information on these two committee hearings is as follows:

1. Tuesday, 19 February, at Noon in Room 114 of the State Capitol Building, Springfield.

2. Friday, 22 February, at 10:00 AM, Room 600, Bilandic Building, 160 North LaSalle St., Chicago

During each of these hearings, committee members will be debating just how they plan to eliminate private firearm ownership in Illinois. They will certainly be discussing means to ban and confiscate 85% of the firearms currently owned by Illinois citizens. They will also be discussing how to confiscate magazines holding more than 10 rounds. Other topics of debate will also include “universal licensing and registration,” shutting down gun shows, and restricting concealed carry.

It is critically important that law-abiding firearm owners flood both committee meetings. Otherwise, anti-gunners will take control of the meetings with disastrous results for freedom loving citizens. Be sure to get to the meeting rooms at least a half hour early to ensure that you get a seat. Be sure to wear IGOLD shirts and hats. If you see members of the media there, approach them and tell them you are a law-abiding gun owner and you do not support further gun control.

If you cannot attend either of these meetings, they please complete an on-line witness slip for each meeting by going to these two sites:

http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create? committeeHearingId=10447

and

http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create? committeeHearingId=10464

Contact your representative in the Illinois House and urge him or her to join you in not supporting any further gun control in Illinois. This is especially important if your representative has changed since the last election.

Are you not sure who your representative is? The Illinois State Board of Elections has a new interactive search page here:

www.elections.state.il.us/DistrictLocator/DistrictOfficialSearchByAddress.aspx

Keep in mind that your rights are under sustained attack! We cannot let up on our defense of the 2nd Amendment. It is highly critical that you let these committee members know how you feel.

HERE’S ADDITIONAL THINGS YOU NEED TO DO TO SAVE YOUR GUNS:

1. Give copies of this alert to all your friends, neighbors and relatives. Tell them to follow the instructions carefully.

2. Post this alert to any and all Internet blogs or bulletin boards to which you belong.

3. Join or Renew your membership to the ISRA. Also, a monetary donation would help us greatly in our fight to preserve and protect your right to keep and bear arms.

REMEMBER: Gun control is a disease, you are the cure.



Carry the mission to The Capitol! Join your fellow Illinois Gun Owners in Springfield on March 6 at IGOLD - Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day - igold.isra.org