Our sources inside the Pritzker inner circle are sharing more tidbits. We learned a few weeks ago about Gov. Jelly Beans and his plan to “close the existing owner loophole” next year after the registration period closes through new legislation Rep. Bob Morgan will be delighted to file. What will trigger this? A mass casualty incident, especially if it happens in Illinois.
What’s the latest from our sources? We’re told that on or about December 5th, the governor will announce a 78% compliance rate to the gun registration scheme currently underway in the Land of Lincoln. He’ll urge the remaining gun owners to go ahead and register their guns before the end of the year.
Folks, it’s all just be a bald-faced lie. At that point it will all be about psychological operations to coax gun owners to register their guns, mags and accessories. “Peer pressure” in simpler terms.
He wants gun owners sitting on the fence to go ahead and register their now-banned firearms.
So they can have a confiscation order next spring.
“Ladies and Gentlemen: Turn them in.” That’s ol’ JB’s goal. Failure to surrender them in a 90 to 120-day window will result in additional felony charges for the (formerly) law-abiding gun owners who refuse to surrender their registered guns, magazines and accessories. Oh yeah, and .50 caliber ammo as well.
In reality, expect a compliance rate somewhere in the 8-13% range if other states with similar registration schemes in the past are any indicator.