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Rifles in Illinois

Old 12-08-2017, 07:05 PM
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Does anyone know if rifle hunting deer is being considered in pistol calibers?

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Old 12-14-2017, 06:11 AM
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Not yet, but there's certainly no shortage of sleazy politicians here more than willing to write up some rifle legislation for any special interest group with a little coin.
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Old 02-15-2018, 06:37 PM
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I feel this will remain a shotgun slug state.

We do allow rifles for predator hunting etc...
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Old 02-16-2018, 05:45 AM
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Yeah, they will never allow rifles for deer hunting. I agree there is no need for it. I shoot a muzzle loader instead of a rifled shotgun. Shot my deer at 10 feet last season. Was farther down than it was away from the tree.
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