NRA Prevails in Illinois Gun-Control Votes

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http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-gun28.html The National Rifle Association won a series of legislative victories in the Illinois General Assembly this year, the Chicago Sun-Times says. The results include a bill that prosecutors fear would alert gun traffickers about investigations into weapons they have owned. The NRA and the Illinois State Rifle Association successfully lobbied to shoot down gun-control measures pushed by Chicago Mayor Richard Daley. They especially riled police and prosecutors with the passage of House Bill 515 . . .

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