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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Wednesday, May 18, 2022 ILLINOIS BECOMES FIRST STATE IN THE MIDWEST TO MAKE GHOST GUNS ILLEGAL WITH GOV. PRITZKER’S SIGNATURE  CHICAGO – Life-saving legislation pushed by survivors and advocates, including the Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC), was signed into law today by Governor JB Pritzker, making ghost guns illegal in Illinois — the...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 16, 2022 G-PAC RESPONDS TO MASS SHOOTING IN BUFFALO ALONG WITH WEEKEND VIOLENCE IN CHICAGO Advocates call on Governor J.B. Pritzker to sign ghost gun legislation after recovery of another unserialized weapon at Millennium Park with new Change.org petition CHICAGO – The Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC) is responding to tragic news this...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 28, 2022 REP. BUCKNER, GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION ADVOCATES ANNOUNCE INTRODUCTION OF NEW LEGISLATION PROTECTING COMMUNITIES FROM DANGEROUS GHOST GUNS Chicago – Today, the Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC) and State Representative Kam Buckner (D-Chicago) announced the introduction of House Bill 5731, new legislation to protect communities from dangerous ghost guns. “Ghost...
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Manufacturer Says Its JR-15 Child-Sized Assault Rifle “looks, feels, and operates just like Mom and Dad’s gun” Washington, DC — An Illinois-based gun manufacturer is marketing AR-15 assault rifles designed specifically for children. Manufactured by WEE1 Tactical, and dubbed the JR-15, the company states that the child-sized assault rifles are 20 percent smaller than a...
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We’re excited today to announce the relaunch of our partner GPEC/ICHV as One Aim Illinois!  One Aim is a statewide organization with one goal: ending gun violence in Illinois. The organization is led by survivors, community organizations, and people across the state and informed by evidence-based policy to reduce gun violence and save lives. Check...
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