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A new billboard along I-55 equates baseball, apple pie and guns. (CBS)

Billboard Draws Fire For Equating Assault Rifle With Baseball, Apple Pie

The sign sits off busy Interstate 55, west of Harlem Avenue. It pairs a rifle with what some say are “pure American” symbols. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

03/13/2014

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Pfleger Urges Obama To Deal With Urban Violence

The shooting death of 15-year-old honor student Hadiya Pendleton last Tuesday has been the subject of Sunday sermons all across Chicago.

02/03/2013

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Father Pfleger And Coalition Don’t Want Concealed Carry To Pass In Illinois

A coalition of elected officials, clergy and community groups hopes to head off any attempt to pass concealed carry gun legislation in the Illinois legislature’s Fall Veto session.

11/26/2012

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger Shocked By Suspension From Ministry

The Rev. Michael Pfleger says he is in shock, after Francis Cardinal George suspended him from his ministry over statements Pfleger made about a possible reassignment.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011