Some Illi­nois law enforce­ment say enforc­ing gun ban vio­la­tions not a pri­or­i­ty

(The Cen­ter Square) – Illi­nois’ gun ban reg­istry dead­line is a month away and some in local law enforce­ment say inves­ti­gat­ing and pros­e­cut­ing infrac­tions will not be a top pri­or­i­ty.
The gun and mag­a­zine ban was enact­ed Jan. 10, pro­hibit­ing the future sales of more than 170 semi-auto­mat­ic firearms and mag­a­zines over cer­tain capac­i­ties. A reg­istry of the now banned firearms, attach­ments and .50 cal­iber ammu­ni­tion opened Oct. 1 with a Jan. 1 dead­line to reg­is­ter such items with Illi­nois State Police.
Being out of com­pli­ance after Jan. 1 could lead to Class A mis­de­meanor charges for the first offense and Class 3 felony charges for the sec­ond and sub­se­quent …