Kirk, Gillibrand Introduced S.1760 to Make Gun Trafficking a Federal Crime; Sixty Percent of Illegal Guns in Chicago Come From Out of State
CHICAGO –-(ENEWSPF)--October 19, 2015. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today received the Abraham Lincoln Award from the Illinois Coalition Against Handgun Violence (ICHV) in recognition of his leadership on legislation to make gun trafficking a federal crime and strengthen background checks. Senator Kirk is the first Republican U.S. Senator to receive the award.
“Illinois families shouldn’t have to live in fear of armed gangs and . . .