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FIREARMS ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR CHILDREN IN ILLINOIS

Ghost guns are available to buy without a background check. Assembled in 15 minutes, they are designed to avoid all gun laws, are untraceable and unserialized.

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  • Congress Approved Millions for Gun Violence Prevention. Will It Reach Grassroots Groups? August 18, 2022
    When a 22-year-old woman died from a gunshot wound in February, community organizations and faith leaders in Broward County, Florida, responded quickly. The coalition took to the streets in the days following her killing, hoping to prevent further violence. They offered access to mental health support and counseling. And in the weeks after, Faith in […]
  • Ghost Gun Dealers Race to Offload Inventory Ahead of New Federal Rules August 17, 2022
    Retailers of ghost gun parts are holding fire sales on the eve of new federal rule meant to curb the proliferation of homemade, untraceable weapons. The new regulations from the Biden administration, which go into effect on August 24, will require that all parts used to manufacture ghost guns are serialized and that purchasers undergo […]
  • States May Have Found a Way Through the Gun Industry’s Liability Shield August 11, 2022
    Every year since 2013, House Democrats have introduced a bill to repeal The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, or PLCAA, which shields the firearms industry from lawsuits over harms committed with its wares. Every year, that effort has stalled in committee, captive to political gridlock that shows little sign of waning.  But a […]