For years, no one in our state had a comprehensive strategy to pass meaningful gun safety legislation. Now, thanks to the hard work of survivors, advocates, and Illinois leaders, we have made incredible strides toward breaking the gun lobby’s hold on Illinois and passing meaningful legislation that saves lives.
Illinois provides a pathway to justice for victims and survivors of gun violence by holding gun manufacturers accountable for deceptive advertising practices.Read the Fact Sheet
Illinois becomes the ninth state in the country, and the first state in the Midwest, to pass a ban on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines.Read the Fact Sheet
Illinois becomes one of the first states to make untraceable, unserialized guns (“Ghost Guns”) illegal.Read the Fact Sheet
Illinois enacts background checks for all gun sales, strengthens the FOID (Firearm Owner ID) card system, and directs investments to communities.Read the Fact Sheet
Illinois requires all gun dealers to be certified by the state, cracking down on illegal gun purchasers and traffickers.Read the Fact Sheet