U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Goes After Gun Traffickers with the Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear Act of 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. –(ENEWSPF)—February 17, 2017.   As deadly gun violence continues to claim lives in Chicago and wreak havoc on communities engulfed in poverty, drugs, high unemployment and a lack of access to mental health and social services, U.S. Representative Bobby L.  Rush (IL-01) has reintroduced H.R.810 the “Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2017.”

The bill seeks to increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking. Specifically, it prohibits, with respect to two or more firearms, the transfer to or . . .

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