Scottie Pippen en Mandatory Prison For Gun Crimes? NRA Says No <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Next week, Illinois lawmakers could consider mandatory prison sentences for people charged with illegal gun possession. Supporters say it would help reduce violent crime in places like Chicago and East St. Louis. But a prominent gun-rights group is opposed to the change.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In places where shootings are a big problem, some politicians and prosecutors want a three-year minimum sentence for gun crimes.</span></p><p>But the National Rifle Association worries lawful gun owners could be caught up under the proposal.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 10:55:43 +0000 Brian Mackey 10873 at Mandatory Prison For Gun Crimes? NRA Says No