Ill. Senate OKs gun ban, House Democrats agree with changes


              FILE - Illinois State Sen. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet, answers question during a press conference by Senate Republicans about their proposals to address public safety and crime outside the Illinois Police Officers Memorial at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. The Illinois Senate approved a ban on semiautomatic weapons Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, just hours after Gov. J.B. Pritzker was sworn in to his second term and delivered his disgust over frequent deadly shootings. Republicans, voting against the issue which was endorsed 34-20, predicted the law will be summarily overturned in court as unconstitutional. (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
            
              FILE- Illinois Senate President Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, delivers remarks after taking the oath of office in the Illinois Senate at the Illinois State Capitol, on  Jan. 19, 2020, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois Senate approved a ban on semiautomatic weapons Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, just hours after Gov. J.B. Pritzker was sworn into his second term and delivered his disgust over frequent deadly shootings.  “We've been dealing with gun violence in all fashions for far too long.,” said Harmon, sponsoring the legislation. (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
Ill. Senate OKs gun ban, House Democrats agree with changes