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: Can Pritzker's Crusade Against Lawful Gun Owners Be Stopped?


Tuesday, March 14, 2023  |  Article  |  Mark Vargas

On Jan. 10, Gov. J.B. Pritzker, D-Ill., signed legislation banning assault weapons.


The move is viewed widely as a political, not a pragmantic one .


At the time of this writing, rumors continue to swirl about Pritzker’s oversized presidential ambitions following his re-election as governor of the fifth largest state in America.


In a rushed late-night signing ceremony, with the press in tow at the State Capitol in Springfield, Pritzker, alongside anti-gun lawmakers and activists, took the opportunity, to level an attack against law-abiding gun owners and gun groups like the National Rifle Association (NRA), and the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA).


The governor made it a point to declare:


"For the past four years, my administration and my colleagues in the State Capitol have been battling the powerful forces of the NRA to enshrine the strongest and most effective gun violence legislation that we possibly can."


Pritzker wasn’t done.


He had a direct message for the law-abiding gun owners and gun groups in Illinois: there will be consequences for not following the law.


The warning prompted one of the most active and respected state rile associations in the country — and an organization that’s existed in Illinois since 1903, to immediately issue a statement aimed directly at Pritzker, with this message, "Challenge accepted. The Illinois State Rifle Association will see the State of Illinois in court."


And that’s exactly what the ISRA did — filing a federal lawsuit challenging Pritzker’s unconstitutional assault weapons ban a month later, and naming Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul  — a close ally of Pritzker, as one of the parties to the litigation.


The Democrats — particularly the Illinois variety, including Pritzker can’t even define a woman — how then are they expected to define an assault weapon?


Nobody knows.


And as crime continues to skyrocket in Chicago and across Illinois — and with police officers overworked in an anti-police environment created by the Democrats leading to unusually high suicide rates amongst Chicago Police officers in particular, Pritzker is out there threatening police for not wanting to enforce his unconstitutional gun ban, saying, "As are all law enforcement all across our state and they will in fact do their job or they won’t be in their job."


Driven by presidential ambitions, while drinking his own Kool-Aid, Pritzker has lost all common sense, so now he attacks law-abiding citizens; law-abiding gun groups like the ISRA, and also law enforcement.


Pritzker should be spending his time going after the real criminals, instead, he’s going after every day, hardworking, law-abiding citizens  - and gun groups.


Furthermore, he blames them for every act of gun violence in the Land of Lincoln instead of the actual murderers themselves.


Illinois' 43rd governor uses unspeakable tragedies to feed his presidential ambitions.


It’s time for the rest of the country to see who the real J.B. Pritzker is.


The ISRA federal lawsuit presents a perfect opportunity to do just that!


Mark Vargas currently hosts a radio show, "Mark My Words with Mark Vargas" on AM 560 The Answer. Follow Mark on Twitter: @markavargas. Read Mark Vargas' Reports — Click Here Now.