Congressman Bill Enyart has formed a gun task force in southern Illinois. The task force will address ways to protect gun owners and 2nd Amendment rights in the midst of increased efforts to strengthen gun laws. It'll also address efforts to reduce gun violence as well as mental health issues and its connection to gun violence.
Perry County Clerk Kevin Kern will lead the task force. Enyart is a gun owner himself, and says he was disappointed in how President Obama chose to handle the situation, by signing 23 executive orders Wednesday.