Illinois Governor Wants Referendum on Firearms

According to Capitol Fax, a political reporting news service, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) has filed a petition for an advisory referendum this November asking voters in Cook County whether they support a ban on semi-automatic firearms and so-called “assault weapons” (also semi-automatic). Though it appears the petition is well short of the signatures needed to place the question on the ballot, it’s clear that Gov.

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Illinois Governor Wants Referendum on Firearms