06/24/2013

(Received: 06/24/2013, Posted: 06/24/2013)


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UPDATED ALERT Eight meetings with gun bans on the agenda for
Monday, June 24, Two for Tuesday, June 25!

SPECIAL NOTICE - Highland Park - Anti-gunners to pressure the board

Full Council Meetings:
June 24
Highland Park
Evanston
Melrose Park
Marengo
Park Forest
June 25
Berwyn
Hainesville

These towns above are all considering new local ordinances at their next council meeting on Monday or Tuesday.
The agenda for Park Forest does not indicate a gun ban on the agenda, however ISRA was alerted to one.

Committee Meetings:
June 24
St. Charles
Park Ridge
West Chicago

These towns above are discussing new local ordinances at committee meetings on Monday.


It is important that gun owners be there at these meetings to voice their opposition by addressing the board. No matter where you live, you should plan on attending the closest meeting to you. Bring a friend or two. Wear your IGOLD hats and t-shirts. If you see members of the media, approach them and tell them that you are a law-abiding gun owner who is sick and tired of having others carelessly work to destroy your rights. Be sure to arrive early to ensure that you gain entrance to the meeting.

Special Note - Highland Park: The Highland Park meeting is now higher profile, and is expected to be packed with anti-gun zealots sent by the 10th Congressional District Democrats, an organization long dedicated to removing your right to keep and bear arms. Please attend this meeting if you can. Get there at least 1 hour early, please.

Veterans: Are you a veteran of our armed forces? Your oath and your prior service to our country gives you a unique vantage point to speak from. Please attend these meetings and provide feedback to the local officials.

Please be aware of what's going on in your community. If your town was not listed here, please contact your local city government and inquire about the next council meeting and the latest agenda.
If you hear of more local attempts to pass an "Assault Weapon Ban" in another community, please contact the ISRA office at 815-635-3198 or send an email to the ISRA Hotline (hotline@isra.org) and pass along the info. Alert members have helped ISRA to keep you informed.

For status of previous meetings, other meeting times, talking points against semi-auto bans, copies of proposed ordinances, links to other resources; please visit http://isra.org/townhall.

Please forward this alert to your mailing list and post it on your favorite forum.

What: Highland Park City Council Meeting - Agenda.
Where: City Hall, 1707 St. Johns Avenue
When: Monday, June 24, 7:30 pm

What: Evanston City Council Meeting - Agenda.
Where: City Hall, 2100 Ridge Ave, Evanston
When: Monday, June 24, 7:15 pm

What: Melrose Park Village Board Meeting - Photo of Agenda.
Where: Police Station, One North Broadway
When: Monday, June 24, 6:00 pm

What: St Charles Govt Services Committee Meeting - Agenda (5b) - Slides.
Where: Council Chambers, 2 E Main St.
When: Monday, June 24, 7:00 pm

What: Park Ridge Meeting - Committee of the Whole - Agenda (V.b.1) - Memo.
Where: City Hall, 505 Butler Place
When: Monday, June 24, 7:00 pm

What: Park Forest Village Board Meeting - Agenda (AWB Not specified)
Where: 350 Victory Drive, Park Forest
When: Monday, June 24, 7:00 pm

What: Marengo City Council Meeting - Agenda (PDF) 7a.
Where: 132 E. Prairie St
When: Monday, June 24, 7:00 pm

What: West Chicago Public Affairs Committee Meeting - Agenda (5a).
Where: Committee Room (A), 475 Main Street, West Chicago
When: Monday, June 24, 7:00 pm

What: Berwyn City Council Meeting - Agenda.
Where: City Hall, 6700 26th Street
When: Tuesday, June 25, 8:00 pm

What: Hainesville Village Board Meeting - Agenda.
Where: Village Hall, 100 N. Hainesville Rd
When: Tuesday, June 25, 8:00 pm