Illinois House To Vote On Proposal To License Gun DealersThe legislation also would require more video surveillance and staff training in gun stores. Video footage would have to be saved for at least 90 days.
Pfleger, Activists Sue Suburbs Over Gun ShopsActivist priest Rev. Michael Pfleger has taken his battle against illegal guns to court. He has sued three suburbs, claiming they haven’t kept a close enough eye on gun shops.
Chicago Must Pay Legal Fees In Gun Store LawsuitChicago lost its legal battle to keep gun stores out of the city, and now it must pick up the tab for nearly $1 million in legal fees that the winners spent on the case.
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.
Map Shows Several Gun Shops Within Few Miles Of Most Chicagoans While lawyers, judges and politicians decide the future of Chicago's gun shop ban, most of the city's residents live within no more than six miles from a licensed gun shop in the suburbs.
Chicago Gets Six Months To Allow Gun Shops A federal judge on Tuesday allowed Chicago's bid for 6-month delay to let city prepare for gun sales.