Best of: Gun owners and advocates decry new ban as unconstitutional
As quickly as Illinois' assault weapons ban became law, it faced controversy among gun-rights advocates, saying the bill was unconstitutional and it penalizes gun-owners abiding by the law. A majority of sheriffs across the state have come out and said they will not enforce the ban.
For the second part of the show, we were joined by opponents of the law to get their takes on its constitutionality and continue our discussion of the ban.
This conversation originally aired Jan. 25, 2023.
Club President, 761st Gun Club
Former NRA lobbyist, still active in gun-rights issues
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