Johnson: It’s annoying that people constantly scream about year-to-year shooting statistics on every article that decides to use a different stat, and it’s annoying that we (the press) cling to year-to-year changes as if two years can tell our readers everything they need to know. Two years is nothing!
As 3-D printing technology grows more and more sophisticated, an Illinois lawmaker wants to make it illegal to use a 3-D printer to make firearms, or gun parts, unless you have a federal gun manufacturer’s license.
Despite Tuesday’s dramatic concealed-carry victory at the Statehouse, gun-rights advocates headed back into federal court Wednesday to object to the pace at which the state intends to carry out the new law and to seek immediate authority to begin carrying their firearms in public places.
Illinois State Police say they’re trying to deal with a huge backlog of applications for Firearms Owner Identification cards.
Residents of the Austin neighborhood say they are touched by violence every day and on this Gun Appreciation Day, they held a counter rally in front of a North Avenue Walmart.
A South Side alderman is asking for City Council hearings on an unorthodox gun control measure that would allow for GPS tracking of firearms.
Federal authorities are offering a reward to anyone who helps them catch the burglars who made off with more than two dozen guns from a shooting range in Hammond, Ind.
The City Council has approved an ordinance legalizing gun ranges within the city limits, just as a federal appeals court had struck down the city’s ban.
Training school would allow for weapons larger than handguns.