"Sadly, the doctor stabbed on Saturday night was left defenseless by Governor Quinn and Speaker Madigan," said Pearson. "In 49 other states, the victim would have at least had the option to carry a defensive firearm. Here in Illinois, the Governor and the leadership of the Illinois General Assembly persist in denying the good citizens of Illinois the right to defend themselves against robbers, rapists, muggers and murderers. This incident points again to the urgent need for Illinois to join the rest of the nation in allowing its citizens to decide how to best protect themselves and their families from the violent criminals who roam our street."
The ISRA is the state's leading advocate of safe, lawful and responsible firearms ownership. For more than a century, the ISRA has represented the interests of millions of law-abiding Illinois firearm owners.
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SOURCE Illinois State Rifle Association