'Fix The FOID' Act Could Require Fingerprints For Firearm Owners Identification CardsLawmakers are hoping to close a loophole that allowed the Aurora shooter who killed five coworkers ion the job to get his hands on a gun and keep it.
Rauner Signs Law Allowing FOID Gun Permit Renewal Grace PeriodRauner's action Friday gives the state police 60 business days to review and approve FOID card renewals.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Rules Drop Gun LanguageIllinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section that angered gun owners.
Sheriff Dart Proposes Concealed Carry OrdinanceDart said he’s worried about a stalemate in the General Assembly on a law to license people to carry concealed guns. If legislators don’t meet a June 9 court deadline to pass such a law, anyone with a state firearm owner’s identification card could legally walk anywhere in public with a concealed weapon.
Ill. House Votes To Keep List Of Gun Licenses SecretThe Illinois House has approved a proposal to keep the state's list of registered gun owners secret.
Bill To Keep FOID Card List Secret Passes CommitteeA measure that would keep the state's list of registered gun owners private has advanced in the Illinois House.
Madigan Orders Police To Release Names Of Gun OwnersThe names of the Illinois residents who can legally carry a gun may soon be made public.
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