From the Illinois State Rifle Association…  They are doing great work covering the suburbs!

If you live in or near any of these cities, your attendance is critical.  Pick one, bring a friend or two and show up early.

Two points to make right off the top:

1) Banning commonly owned and used guns can get *very* expensive when litigating against Alan Gura.  How much money would your city like to “donate” to Gura’s clients, the NRA and SAF?

2)  Ask them how many of these guns were recovered at crime scenes?

UPDATE: On Monday, July 1, Skokie, Wheeling, Lake Forest, North Chicago and Deerfield appear to be considering new local ordinances at their next council meetings on Monday.  It is important that residents be there at these meetings to voice their opposition by addressing the board.  If you live in any of these communities, it is essential that you go to that meeting — don’t leave the protection of your civil rights to someone else! If your community is not having a meeting on July 1, please attend one of these listed below.  Be sure to arrive early to ensure that you gain entrance to the meeting.

For status of previous meetings, other meeting times, talking points against semi-auto bans, copies of proposed ordinances, links to other resources; please visit .

High Profile Meeting: Skokie is expected to be the meeting to watch due to strong anti-gun & pro-gun sentiments expressed by its residents. Be sure to wear your IGOLD apparel, ISRA or NRA hats, etc so that you can be recognized by the press.  Get there early, please.

Please forward this alert to your mailing list and post it on your favorite forum.

Please be aware of what’s going on in your community.  If your town was not listed here, please contact your local city government and inquire about the next council meeting and the latest agenda.  If you hear of more local attempts to pass an “Assault Weapon Ban” in another community, please contact the ISRA office at 815-635-3198 or send an email to the ISRA Hotline ( and pass along the info.  Alert members have helped ISRA to keep you informed

Veterans: Are you a veteran of our armed forces?  Your oath and your prior service to our country gives you a unique vantage point to speak from.  Please attend a local meeting and provide feedback to the local officials.

What: Skokie Village Board Meeting – Agenda – Packet (p50)
Where: Village Hall 5127 Oakton Street, Skokie 60077
When: Monday, July 1, 8:00 pm

What: Wheeling Village Board Meeting – Agenda+Packet (p38)
Where: 2 Community Boulevard, Wheeling 60090
When: Monday, July 1, 6:30 pm

What: Deerfield Village Board Meeting – Agenda (p157) (p5 comments)
Semi-auto storage ordinance
Where: 850 Waukegan Road  Deerfield 60015
When: Monday, July 1, 7:30 pm

What: Lake Forest City Council  Meeting – Agenda
Where: 220 E. Deerpath  Lake Forest  60045
When: Monday, July 1, 7:30 pm

What: North Chicago City Council  Meeting – Agenda
Where: 1850 Lewis Ave, North Chicago 60064
When: Monday, July 1, 7:00 pm

What: Bartlett Village Board Meeting – Agenda (COW)
Gun Ban Discussion – Agenda
Where: 228 S. Main Street, Bartlett, 60103
When: Tuesday, July 2, 7:00 pm