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Even though Illinois lawmakers passed a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, Monday was the deadline for those who already owned assault weapons before the ban to register them.
Gov. JB Pritzker signed the statewide ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines on Jan. 10, 2023. The measure gave those who owned and purchased weapons before the law was enacted time to register.
CBS 2’s Darius Johnson had the latest on where the controversial measure stood with the new year.
As of last week, only 15,000 people completed the disclosures, according to Illinois State Police. There are nearly 2.5 million firearm owner’s IDs in the state.
January 1, 2023
Monday was deadline for Illinois owners of assault weapons prior to ban to register their guns
That is about 1.48 million people in defiance of the unconstitutional law.It is good to know 99% of people know better than to register their guns.