Cupich Urges Lawmakers To Override Rauner Veto Of Gun Dealer Licensing LegislationThe cardinal reached out to lawmakers directly on Tuesday, saying now is the time to do what is right, not what is necessarily popular in their particular districts.
Gun Control Advocates Hope To Override Rauner Veto Of Dealer Licensing BillIn February, lawmakers passed a measure that would require all gun dealers in Illinois to obtain licenses from the state.
Rauner Vetoes Gun Dealer Licensing LegislationA day after repeatedly ducking questions about whether he would sign legislation to license gun dealers in Illinois, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced he plans to veto the measure.
Emanuel: Rauner 'Can Run, But He Cannot Hide' On Gun Dealer LicensingMayor Rahm Emanuel stepped up pressure on Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday to sign a gun dealer licensing bill, suggesting the governor is avoiding the issue ahead of the primary election next week.
Emanuel Hands Rauner Letter Urging Governor To Sign Gun Licensing Bill; 'Where Does He Stand?'Mayor Rahm Emanuel personally delivered a letter to Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday, urging him to sign legislation requiring gun dealers in Illinois to obtain state licenses, after not getting a response to an identical letter the mayor sent to the governor last week.
NRA: Keep Person-To-Person Gun Sales PrivateThe National Rifle Association wants to keep private gun sales private, and has come out against a measure to require federally-licensed gun dealerships to administer private transactions.