Officials Create 'Sanctuary' Counties To Protect Gun Owners From New Laws In Rural IllinoisWe've all heard of "sanctuary cities" for immigrants. Now several counties in rural Illinois are using the same concept to protect gun rights.
Illinois Lawmakers Revisiting Gun Measures After Nashville Waffle House ShootingIllinois State Senator Julie Morrison filed a measure today requiring a FOID card holder sign an affidavit if weapons are transferred to them.
Chicago Area Students Prepare For National WalkoutThe aim of Wednesday's walkout is to draw attention to the cause of stricter gun control, particularly in regard to greater school safety.
Some Schools Threaten To Discipline Students Who Join WalkoutsSchool districts are deciding how they're going to handle student demonstrations next week, one month after the deadly shooting in Florida.
Gun Licensing Measure Sent To Rauner For ApprovalBoth gun control advocates and opponents are waiting to see if Gov. Bruce Rauner signs off on a bill to license gun shops.
Walmart Joins Dick's In Raising Minimum Age To Purchase GunsTwo of the nation's leading gun sellers, Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods, took steps to control their firearm sales.
High School Students Walk Out Of School To 'End Gun Violence'Some high school students walked out of their buildings at noon Wednesday as part of a nationwide show of solidarity.
National School Walkout Planned After Florida ShootingStudents have called for a 17-minute walkout in March to "protest Congress' inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers."
Thousands In Chicago Protest Gun Laws Following Florida Shooting"No more prayers, we want action, Congress."
Trump: 'Hundreds More' Would Have Died In Texas Church With Gun Laws Like Chicago'sDuring a press conference in South Korea, the president was asked if he would consider “extreme vetting” for gun purchases.
Dwyane Wade Calls For Tougher Gun Laws After Cousin Shot And KilledWade has lashed out against his hometown of Chicago's gun laws, calling them weak and saying he's already urged city officials to enact changes to help both citizens and police.