Pro, Anti-Gun Protestors Rally Outside Suburban Gun ShopAbout 200 protestors and counter-protestors were outside Chuck’s Guns in south suburban Riverdale Saturday morning.
Illinois Ranks Low In List Comparing Gun Laws, Gun Ownership And Gun Deaths By StateWith Chicago's hyperbolic reputation when it comes to gun violence, data like this can be perplexing. If this data is right though, Illinois ranks rather low when it comes to gun deaths when compared to other states.
City Council Committee Approves Rewrite Of Gun LawsThe ordinance headed for a full City Council vote Wednesday brings City gun laws in line with the state’s law allowing carrying of concealed weapons.
Alderman, NRA Activist Spar Over Measure To Ban Assault Weapons Chicago Aldermen have given preliminary approval to proposals for a City assault weapons ban and other measures expected to win approval at tomorrow’s special City Council meetings, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To HappenOver 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor's own home.
Group Wants To Give Out Free Shotguns In ChicagoIf a group at the National Rifle Association convention gets it way, free shotguns will be handed out in Chicago.
Walter's Perspective: Allowing Guns On Public Transportation Is MadnessCBS 2's Walter Jacobson says lawmakers shouldn't cave to the demands of the NRA that Chicago commuters be allowed to carry concealed weapons.
Illinois Transit Agencies To Fight Against Guns On Buses, TrainsThe state’s mass transit agencies say they are willing to go to the mat with the National Rifle Association over concealed guns aboard trains and buses.
Durbin Squares Off With NRA Boss On Capitol HillAt one point, the hearing had to be gaveled to order when Durbin and National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre accused each other of missing the point on mandatory background checks for gun purchases.
Bloomberg Super PAC Ad Slams Halvorson's Record On GunsThere's a new, very high-profile, player in the race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, who this week alone plans to spend more money than any of the 16 Democratic candidates has been able to raise.
Durbin Expects Expanded Background Checks For GunsIllinois U.S. Senator Richard Durbin says he expects Congress will vote to expand background checks for weapons purchases to include gun shows.
Mayor Introduces Plan To Step Up Gun Control Measures In ChicagoMayor Rahm Emanuel escalated his assault on gun manufacturers on Thursday, accusing them of being more concerned with their bottom line than either public safety, or the 2nd Amendment right to bear arms.