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Officials ask Gov. Pritzker to crack down on Indiana ‘gun pirates'

30 days ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - A press conference was held at the Illinois-Indiana border Saturday calling on the governor to crack down on so-called “gun pirates” from the Hoosier State.
State Rep. LaShawn Ford and Pastor Anthony Williams say Illinois crime is being fueled by Indiana's guns.
“Innocent children are dying in the streets of Chicago,” Williams said. “Babies are dying in the streets of Chicago.”
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State Rep. Ford is calling for a midwest compact among governors. Anytime a gun is sold to an Illinois resident out of state, Illinois would get an alert.
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