Illinois mayor invokes emergency powers that include banning sales of firearms, ammo

Illinois mayor invokes emergency powers that include banning sales of firearms, ammo

[Ed. – And food, water, and fuel, for that matter.  Champaign may not be a good candidate for your where-to-homestead list.  Virus-washing your government overreach?  Emphasis by Townhall.]

The mayor of Champaign, Illinois has declared a town emergency over the Wuhan coronavirus that includes a potential ban on the sale of firearms and ammunition. …

Champaign Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen has issued an executive order that would give her office “extraordinary powers” … despite the town and surrounding area not having a single case of the disease. …

Here is the list of other items from the declaration/executive order, which also includes the ability to ban the sale of “food, water, fuel, clothing, and/or other commodities, materials, goods, services and resources,” in addition to alcohol and gasoline. …

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(6) Order the discontinuance of selling, distributing, dispensing or giving away of explosives or explosive agents, firearms or ammunition of any character whatsoever; …

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