Firstly, I think National Carry Reciprocity is a shell game. They’ll use it against us. I am a big believer in States Rights, and don’t buy the arguments for National Reciprocity. If the people of the state of Illinois want to elect folks that pass laws to prevent me from carrying with my Indiana CCL, then that is their right.
Second, one can expect politicians of ANY stripe to use the carrot to keep your attention to hide the stick…the work hides the hook, as it were. There aren’t many politicians who are true advocates for the Second Amendment, and they will do whatever they can to take your rights away….and they’ll sweeten the medicine with national CCL reciprocity. “Fixing” NICS will likely cause many of your fellow citizens to get their rights removed under the color of law. Simply getting proper reporting will solve most of the issues we have seen in our recent past.
I urge you contact your senators and congressmen to have them NOT combine these two bills, and have them voted on separately. One does NOT have to follow the other, and