Feb 8, 2019

State Senator pushes back as gun control measures gain traction in Springfield

One bill would tax ammunition, another would have police scour the social media accounts of people seeking to legally buy guns, a third would ban some common firearms, even from law-abiding gun owners.

One state lawmaker said that people’s rights are being threatened by the aggressive anti-gun agenda.

State Rep. Tony McCombie, R-Savanna, has been ringing the alarm bell on social media, highlighting bills she says go too far. She said she’s taking a stand against another proposal that would register privately held guns with the government.

“It is a serious issue that we are going to have to fight and that probably will be passed and you’re going to find law-abiding citizens in Illinois all of a sudden overnight become criminals,” McCombie said.

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