Illinois: Bill to Create Mandatory Jail Time for Victimless Crimes to be Heard as Early as October 22

| October 10, 2013

Illinois: Bill to Create Mandatory Jail Time for Victimless Crimes to be Heard as Early as October 22

House Bill 2265, sponsored by state Representative Michael Zalewski (D-23), is poised to create and impose harsh mandatory minimum felony penalties ranging from three to ten years in prison for those who carry a firearm without a Concealed Carry License (CCL) or possess a firearm without a Firearm Owners Identification Card (FOID).  This specific provision incorrectly targets otherwise law-abiding citizens, rather than deterring violent criminals with harsher penalties.

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Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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