State Senator Kwame Raoul on the purpose of the repeat gun offender bill

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In this Aug. 12, 2015 file photo, State Sen. Kwame Raoul, D-Chicago, speaks during a news conference at the Illinois State Capitol, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois legislators are facing mounting pressure to lengthen sentences on repeat criminals who return to the streets and contribute to Chicago's violence after serving only a portion of their prison terms. Raoul, is preparing legislation to impose longer sentences on defendants who've committed a gun-related crime before.(AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

State Senator Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) explains the repeat gun offender bill, sponsored by him, and signed by Governor Rauner. He helps John differentiate between situations that involve gun carriers who have already been convicted of gun violence.