I will ALWAYS oppose legislation that will restrict law abiding citizens from owning guns.
I firmly believe that criminals will always have guns even if guns were illegal. Anti-gun legislation does not stop crime, it just restricts law abiding citizens from protecting themselves. I also support the elimination of the FOID card in Illinois. This card is an extra step in gun ownership aimed to keep guns out of the hands of citizens. The Federal Government still requires background checks before gun purchases. Therefore, we are not reducing public safety by removing the FOID and we are giving citizens access to their constitutional rights.