Background Checks For Gun Sales In Illinois Are Skyrocketing

Background Checks For Gun Sales In Illinois Are Skyrocketing

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Federal records suggest that the number of Illinois residents trying to buy guns is skyrocketing. About 90 thousand Illinois residents went through a federal background check to buy a gun in August. That’s 3 times more than in July. August also saw more than 400 people shot in Chicago. It was the city’s most violent month since 1997.