The gun debate continues at the Illinois state capitol.
Sen. Ira Silverstein is targeting weapons like the AR-15, a popular semiautomatic rifle used in the recent Florida school shooting.
“I don’t know why people need these guns in the first place. They’re highly sophisticated powerful guns.”
But his plan goes further. It classifies several guns and attachments as “assault weapons.” Todd Vandermyde, a pro-gun lobbyist, says the title is misleading.