Finally, a place where guns can exist without prejudice based on color or capacity...


Described as largely symbolic, counties and cities across [Illinois] have moved since March to declare their local region a “sanctuary” for gun owners, starting with the Iroquois County Board. This came as a grassroots backlash against a package of gun control bills ranging from restricting those under age 21 from purchasing guns to bans on bump stocks and various licensing schemes for gun dealers that have seen success in the state legislature.

Last week the Logan County board approved a measure to place a sanctuary vote on the ballot in November, bringing the number to at least 26 counties where such moves are afoot, according to The Lincoln Courier. Currently, the Illinois State Rifle Association list some 39 counties that have sanctuary language adopted or pending, noting that “we expect to see more in the coming weeks.”

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