Is Governor Pat Quinn Pushing For Anti-Gun Referendum In November?

August 18, 2010
by Personal Liberty News Desk

Gun rights proponents in Illinois have expressed a concern after reports suggested that Governor Pat Quinn, who is up for reelection in the fall, may be pushing for a referendum to ban a variety of hunting and target firearms this November.

Among the organizations that have spoken against such a proposal is Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) Political Victory Fund, which called the Petition to Ban the Sale of Semi-Automatic and Assault Weapons—allegedly filed with with the Illinois State Board of Elections—“a renewed attack