Obama Unveils Presidential Plan To Cut Gun ViolencePresident Barack Obama unveiled an array of measures on Tuesday tightening control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers in the absence of legal changes he implored Congress to pass.
South Holland Man Gets Nearly 17 Years For Illegal Gun DealsDavid “Big Dave” Lewisbey , 24, of South Holland was sentenced to 200 months in prison Wednesday for illegally trafficking hundreds of guns from Indiana to Chicago.
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.
Durbin Reintroduces Assault Weapons Ban In CongressCBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports new laws could be tough to sell at gun shows, like one held in suburban Rosemont on Friday.
Emanuel, Quinn, Preckwinkle Laud President's Gun Control PlanThe president announced he will press Congress to pass legislation requiring background checks on all gun purchases; reinstate the ban on military-style assault weapons; renew a 10-round limit on the size of ammunition magazines; and prohibit the possession, transfer, manufacture, or import of armor-piercing bullets.