As many of you know, the freedom-loving citizens of
Illinois are saddled with an ardent gun-grabber for
a governor and a state legislature that is
absolutely worthless when it comes to protecting the
citizen’s innate right to keep and bear arms.
The courts are the last hope for Illinois citizens
who honor this nation’s traditions and respect our
Constitution. At the very least, the courts provide
a pathway for justice to be served as we saw in the
Heller and McDonald decisions.
Right now, the ISRA is locked in battle with the
gun-grabbers in the Wilson v. Cook County lawsuit.
This suit seeks to overturn Cook County’s arbitrary
gun ban which prohibits Cook County residents from
owning popular hunting and target shooting firearms.
On Wednesday, Jan 18, 2012, the Illinois
Supreme Court heard arguments in the case. You can
watch and listen to the proceedings at the two links
Watching and listening to the courtroom activities
will give you a flavor for the intensity of the
battle to save your rights. All out legal warfare is
not cheap – and we’re spending a lot of money on
your behalf. Our financial reserves are running
short so, if we are to continue battling for your
rights in the courts, we need your generous
The gun owners of Illinois badly need your support.
If our legal funds run dry, the well-moneyed gun
haters will run all over the top of us and then you
can kiss what little rights you have left good bye.
So please click the link below and make a generous
donation. The future of gun ownership is counting on
you to help, today. Just a reminder, donations to
the ISRA are not tax deductable.