(CBS) — About 200 protestors and counter-protestors were outside Chuck’s Guns in south suburban Riverdale Saturday morning, the site of frequent protests because of the number of firearms the shop sells legally and which end up being used to commit crimes in Chicago.

The protest was held by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and its campaign called “Stop Bad Apple Gun Dealers” and the counter-protest by the NRA.

WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports the two sides weren’t exactly cordial but they behaved for the most part. Activist preacher Michael Pfleger raised to be heard over chants of “Why are you here?” and “Go home.”

“I just want to say this to the NRA and all my brothers and sisters sitting over here: You can hate on me, you can threaten me, you can write emails, you can even be so lowdown that you can connect me with ISIS, but I’m the one trying to make the city streets safe,” Rev. Pfleger said.

Lee Grohering, the director the Illinois State Rifle Association, said he has a right to protect himself and his family.

“’Til the day I die, I will fight for that right. There’s things that need to be done to help their cause and that is more parental involvement in the children to keep ‘em out of gangs, more education on gun safety for the children in the schools, there needs to be more policing on the streets, let the gangs know that the police are out there, they are going to catch ‘em and more truth in sentencing,” said Grohering.