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State Week: A year after the shooting that spurred Illinois' assault weapons ban

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Brian Mackey
NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

This week was the one year anniversary of the deadly parade shooting in Highland Park.

We look back at Illinois' response, an assault weapons ban, which is still still winding its way through the courts.

We also examine whatIllinois done to ensure abortion accessin the state and what lawmakers are considering going forward.

And we recap NASCAR's big dayon the streets of Chicago.

Host Sean Crawford is joined by WBEZ's Mawa Iqbal and Michael Puente.

Mawa is a statehouse reporter, covering the Illinois legislature for WBEZ and Illinois Public Radio.
Michael covers news and issues primarily in Northwest Indiana, Chicago’s Southeast side and South Suburbs.