Illinois has some of the strongest gun laws in the country, including a law requiring background checks on all gun sales, an Extreme Risk law, and laws keeping guns away from domestic abusers.
1,622 In an average year, 1,622 people die by guns in Illinois. More at EveryStat.
#7 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.
To become a safer state, Illinois can strengthen its Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) Card system to help keep guns away from people who should not own firearms.
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