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Second Amendment 'Sanctuary' Movement Grows In Illinois

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2nd Amendment 'Sanctuary' Movement Grows In Illinois

Gun-rights advocates march to the state capitol as part of the Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day on April 25, 2018, in Springfield, Ill. Some gun-rights advocates are now pushing for “sanctuary” counties for the Second Amendment.

Sarah Zimmerman

Last year, Effingham County State’s Attorney Bryan Kibler helped spark a movement to preserve gun rights in Illinois.

What started in his county, three hours south of Chicago, has blossomed to include 64 of the 102 counties in the state. These counties are calling themselves sanctuaries for the Second Amendment.

State’s Attorney Kibler joins Morning Shift to discuss the growing gun-rights movement in Illinois.

GUEST: Bryan Kibler, state’s attorney for Effingham County southeast of Springfield

LEARN MORE: Second Amendment ‘Sanctuary County’ Movement Expands As Organizers Take Aim At New Gun Laws (Chicago Tribune 4/17/19)

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