Cook County Sheriff Dart calls for ammunition regulations

Cook County Sheriff Dart calls for ammunition regulations

CHICAGO (TOC) — Prepare dinner County Sheriff Tom Dart spoke Monday to name for closing what he calls a loophole for gun ammunition gross sales.

Sheriff Dart stated that the loophole permits ammunition gross sales to individuals who have had their gun permits revoked for felonies, home violence and different points.

EXAMINED: Gun violence in AmericaSheriff Dart stated whereas a sound FOID card is run to ensure it’s legitimate, however that is not the case with ammunition.

“Ammunition, you simply stroll into the shop, you present them a card, it isn’t run, it isn’t seen to be legitimate or not,” Sheriff Dart stated. “They do not run it.”

He stated that 32,000 individuals in Prepare dinner County have had their FOID card revoked and of them, 20,000 haven’t turned of their gun or card.

Dart was joined on the information convention by State Consultant La Shawn Ford and State Senator Jacqueline Collins.

RELATED: Mass shootings within the U.S. have practically tripled since 2013, Gun Violence Archive knowledge exhibits

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