Waukegan Rejects Assault Weapons BanFacing a state-mandated deadline for communities to adopt firearm regulations prior to the implementation of Illinois’ new concealed-carry law, the council voted to follow overall state statute on firearms and not enact any extra measures.
Gun Owners Ask Courts To Let Them Carry Firearms In Public Right AwayDespite Tuesday’s dramatic concealed-carry victory at the Statehouse, gun-rights advocates headed back into federal court Wednesday to object to the pace at which the state intends to carry out the new law and to seek immediate authority to begin carrying their firearms in public places.
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.
Mayor Seeks To Tweak Gun Ordinance In Wake Of Court Ruling
State Supreme Court: Assault Weapons Ban Challenge Can Go AheadThe Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that a challenge to the Cook County assault weapons ban may proceed, reversing a lower court decision.
Another Concealed Carry Bill Passes Out Of State House Committee
Gun Rights Group Takes Fight For Concealed Carry To Higher CourtA gun rights group is appealing after a downstate federal judge ruled against allowing Illinois to carry concealed weapons.
Illinois Supreme Court Weighing Cook County Assault Weapon BanThe Illinois Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday on an attempt to overturn Cook County’s ban on so-called assault weapons.
Illinois GOP Congressman Pushes For Federal Concealed Carry LawMembers of the Republican Congressional delegation in Illinois hope to get around state lawmakers’ unwillingness to pass concealed carry legislation, by means of federal law.
Elderly Man Suing City Over Denial Of Firearm PermitA Chicago man is suing the city and the Chicago Police Department for denying him the right to legally own a gun in the city.