Colorado Movie Massacre
The Rev. Jesse Jackson led a group of nearly 100 people who picketed outside of a River North movie theater on Saturday, calling for a ban on the sale and possession of assault weapons.
The Chicago Tribune issued an apology this week, after running a Broom Hilda cartoon that seemed to be in bad taste following the Colorado movie massacre — even though it was written well beforehand.
The body of Colorado movie massacre victim John Larimer was returned to his hometown Thursday with a procession and greeting not unlike those given local residents who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Since the mass murders in Colorado, interest in owning a gun appears to have spiked here in Illinois.
One of the 12 people killed in the Colorado movie massacre last Friday is being brought home to the Chicago area for his funeral and burial.
Excuse me, you two princes of politics, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. I’m sorry to bother you, but there is something in America more important than you being elected, and we need to hear from you about it.
With the Colorodo movie theater shooting massacre still fresh on the minds of the public and elected officials, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was urging lawmakers on Tuesday to have a serious discussion about possible new gun control laws.
Gov. Pat Quinn is seeking prayers for the bereaved in the Colorado movie massacre, and gun control legislation, which he hopes might alleviate some of the violence in the U.S.