Il - public carry meetings - action needed

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  1. 05FLHT


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    Please, IL Glockers only.

    A Way for Your Voice to be Heard at Speaker Madigan's
    Public Hearings on Proposed Right to Carry and Other Gun Issues.

    Public Invited to Speak and/or File Witness Slips

    Speaker Mike Madigan has called for two public hearings for Illinois residents to voice their support or opposition to proposed Right to Carry legislation.

    This is an opportunity to speak out against a Chicago-style carry law and in support of a fair and reasonable law. It is also an opportunity to speak against firearm and magazine bans and other firearm related issues. Please plan to attend one of these meetings and make your voice heard. Seating will be limited so plan to arrive early.

    If you cannot attend, please go online and file a witness slip for Feb.19 hearing showing your support or opposition to key firearm related issues. Link for Feb. 22, 2013 hearing.

    Instructions for filing a witness slip:
    1. Fill out identification information. If you are filing as an individual enter "NA" for Firm/Business/Agency

    2. Enter "NA" for title

    3. In the Representation enter "NA" for persons, groups, firms represented

    4.Select your position on the legislation items: You will need to enter each subject matter item and then mark whether you are a proponent or opponent. (DO NOT USE THE ARROW KEYS, using them changes the selected vote. Use the scroll bars to navigate around the page.)

    5. Suggested subject matter:
    Shall issue license carry - proponent
    Statewide preemption for license to carry - proponent
    May issue License to carry - opponent
    Firearm ban - opponent
    Magazine ban - opponent
    Ammunition ban - opponent
    Registration of firearm/magazines - opponent
    Banning private sales/transfers of firearms - opponent
    One gun a month - opponent
    Report lost or stolen firearm - opponent

    Don't miss this important opportunity

    to be heard!!

    Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013
    Room 114 State Capitol
    Springfield, IL

    Attendees will be required to show official state identification and pass through strict security.

    Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
    10:00 a.m.
    6th Floor Committee Room, Michael A. Bilandic Bldg.
    Chicago, IL