Tuesday, January 24, 2023

The Defensive Line

Your LakeCountyEye has an urgent plea from the Lake County Gun Merchants Assn:
"If you don't own any assault weapons, how will you defend them against those who come to confiscate your assault weapons?"
Assault weapons have been banned in Illinois, but backbench State Rep Martin McLaughlin opposes the new law:
State Rep. Martin McLaughlin, a Republican from Barrington Hills, suggested the measure jeopardized someone's right to defend themselves.
Illinois' sweeping firearms ban certain to end up in court, and some experts doubt it will stand
Do homeowners really need assault weapons to protect themselves? One Lake County GOP spokesman said: "If you live in Barrington Hills like McLaughlin does, then absolutely. The mosquitoes down there are bigger than crows."

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