Move To Ban Assault Weapons Stalls In State SenateAn Illinois Senate vote to ban semi-automatic assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips has been delayed, because supporters have yet to line up enough votes to pass the two measures.
Teachers Union: No Sane Person Wants Teachers To Carry Guns In ClassThe state's largest teachers' union is pledging to fight any attempt to allow teachers to carry guns in the classroom.
Court Ruling On Concealed Carry Ban Sets Stage For FightBackers of Illinois' ban on concealed weapons vowed Wednesday to fight for continued controls on gun possession, a day after a federal appeals court struck down the nation's last such prohibition as unconstitutional and ordered the state to craft a law allowing it.
Gun Rights Advocates Slam Proposed Ammo TaxGun rights advocates are slamming a proposal for a 2 percent tax ammunition sales in Illinois.

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