City Council Approves Plan To Allow Gun Shops In ChicagoFacing a court order to allow gun sales in the city, the Chicago City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve an ordinance allowing gun shops in the city limits, but with tight restrictions.
Emanuel Wants To Require Videotaping Of All Gun Sales In ChicagoThe Emanuel administration has outlined a plan to impose strict regulations on gun shops that open within city limits, including a requirement to record every sale on video.
Mayor Won't Appeal 'Straitjacket' Ruling Against City's Gun Sales BanDespite calling a judge’s ruling against the city’s gun sales ban a “straitjacket” on efforts to keep illegal guns off the streets, Mayor Rahm Emanuel indicated he won’t appeal the decision to a higher court.
Judge Rules Chicago Ban On Gun Sales UnconstitutionalU.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang said he would temporarily stay the effects of his ruling, meaning the ordinances can stand while the city decides whether to appeal.
Emanuel: Senate 'Copped Out' By Rejecting Expanded Background Checks On Gun SalesMayor Rahm Emanuel said, by failing to pass expanded background checks for gun sales, Congress has let politics has get in the way of what should be elected officials’ first priority: protecting the public.
Gun Sales Skyrocketing In IndianaGun sales are up in Indiana, to the point where some stores are running short on both ammunition and weapons.
NRA: Keep Person-To-Person Gun Sales PrivateThe National Rifle Association wants to keep private gun sales private, and has come out against a measure to require federally-licensed gun dealerships to administer private transactions.