On July 16th Illinois Governor Rauner signed 2 bills which will have an effect on the gun rights of law abiding gun owners in Illinois. This article will explain how these bills affect your rights, when they go into affect and provide possible reasons as to why Rauner signed these bills.
Governor Rauner applied his “Amendatory Veto” Powers to HB1468, which made several changes to the original bill; and then the Internet went crazy!
Governor Rauner has vetoed the redundant and over-bearing Gun Dealer Licensing Bill. SB1657 may be over ridden however several votes in the house and senate would have to change to achieve the super majority required to over-ride the veto.
The Illinois Foid Card Metal Disability Bill (SB2213) passed the Illinois Senate unanimously (53 yeas, 0 naes) on April 22nd. …