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Old 01-10-2010, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by CharlieEcho View Post
I know of no law forbidding a law abiding citizen from looking at or handling a firearm without a FOID. I believe that has become standard practice at the gun/sport shows in Illinois for the benefit of the dealers and the tire kickers. You may not possess firearms or ammunition in Ill-noise without a FOID. If there is such a law I would be grateful for the information.
The key word here is possession not ownership.If you pick up a firearm or box of ammo the State Police view it as being in your possession even though you do not own it.It's all in the wording.This garbage started with Bolognavich and his head of the Stats Poleizi along with Lisa Madigan.
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