Good to see people pushing back.
‘Zanotti said if this becomes a law, he’s not looking to make felons out of what he calls “good southern Illinois people” who use these weapons to protect themselves, hunt or competitively shoot.
‘”I’m not interested in adding a whole stack to my case load when it comes to just good decent people just trying to continue their hobby or just having them for their own personal protection purposes.”‘
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. — A local state’s attorney is standing his ground against a bill that would ban assault weapons.
During Monday night’s town hall meeting in Marion put on by Representatives Terry Bryant, R-Murphysboro, Dave Severin, R-Benton, and Patrick Windhorst, R-Metropolis, Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti spoke up on how he feels on gun control legislation.
Zanotti stated he would not prosecute any citizen using their weapons to protect themselves or for leisure.