The Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day is scheduled for Wednesday, April 6th.
While organized groups cannot enter the capitol complex, we were told last night that if you tell security you’re there to see Darren Bailey or to visit his office, COVID tests aren’t required and they will admit you. However, you will be restricted from many of the areas inside the capitol complex without a negative COVID test.
The same probably goes for other Republican members.
If you’re going, bring appropriate rain gear if you intend to march from the Prairie Capitol Convention Center (or BoS if you like that name better) to the Capitol complex about eight blocks or so away.
ISRA sent out this today (Tuesday) – about seven minutes ago:
Welcome to IGOLD – Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day 2022
Bank of Springfield Center, Springfield, IL
10:15: Doors Open
11:45 am Legislative Briefing: Packet includes a directory of legislator offices and phone numbers. Due to COVID restrictions organized groups can not enter the Capitol.
12:00 pm: Speakers
1:00 – 1:15 pm – Prepare for the March to the Capitol – The women are urged to take the lead at the head of the march! A bus is available at the north side of Washington St exit for those unable to walk.
Rally on the Lincoln Steps after march.
Do Not Return to the Bank of Springfield Center.
Bus pickup will be on the North side of the Capitol on Monroe St.
Looking forward to seeing you there!! Questions? Contact the office at email@example.com or 815-635-3198
Both GSL’s President Dale Lock and Executive Director John Boch plan to attend. Come see us and say “hi.”