More than 5,000 Cook County residents are illegally holding guns after their firearms ownership cards were revoked. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports.
The Sheriff of Cook County says: look right across from schools, parks and churches, and you’ll find people with guns who aren’t supposed to have them.
An audit has been conducted on the rules governing Illinois Firearm Owner’s Identification Cards, and officials say the results raise troubling questions.
Significantly more Chicagoans are arming themselves with guns.
In a victory for gun owners over advocates of open government, the Senate voted 42-1 to overturn a ruling earlier this year by Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office that the names are public under the Freedom of Information Act.
Gun-rights advocates have challenged a ruling by the state’s attorney general that the names of registered gun owners be made public.
The names of the Illinois residents who can legally carry a gun may soon be made public.