SOUTH HOLLAND | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn used graduation ceremonies Sunday at South Suburban College to urge support for a proposal that would ban the sale or delivery of ammunition magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds at a time.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | An Illinois senator seeking restrictions on how people may carry concealed guns softened the bill's rules Friday but decided against a floor vote before later disparaging unnamed "extremists" he described as using "intimidation" to oppose the measure.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | An Illinois senator seeking to keep some restrictions on concealed guns in place after a federal judge found the state's ban unconstitutional said Tuesday that his compromise plan would allow large cities to customize their lists of places that are off limits to otherwise…
SPRINGFIELD | Even though lawmakers have been unable to agree on a plan allowing Illinoisans to carry concealed weapons, the Quinn administration has launched the process of building a computer system designed to handle future gun permits.
CHICAGO | The U.S. Supreme Court is giving the Illinois' attorney general more time to decide whether to appeal a ruling that the state's ban on the public possession of firearms is unconstitutional.
President Barack Obama said he wanted to do what he could to save even one child during the gun control debate. He has a change of heart when it comes to abortion.
There’s always something in Howey Politics Indiana polling that raises at least one eyebrow, and sometimes both.
This is insane! I can't believe we have so many heartless people in elective offices in Washington making decisions that are not what the people -- whom they are supposed to represent -- ask for and expect.
Shame on U.S. Sen. Dan Coats for voting against the improved public safety that expanding background checks prior to gun sales would bring.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A week of desk-pounding, name-calling, bluster about walking away from negotiations and threats about a state of Wild West justice, left Illinois House members no closer to an agreement on allowing the public possession of weapons, and sent them scouting for an alternative.
The Indiana General Assembly's shoot-from-the-hip idea of having secret armed personnel carry guns in schools, like air marshals, had a number of serious flaws, one of them potentially fatal.
Gun control? When I first bought a shotgun 60 years ago, it held five shells. The law said I had to plug it to only hold three shells, to be fair to the animals I was hunting.
For the life of me, I don’t see how expanded background checks for gun purchases is an assault on the 2nd Amendment. Yet that is the phrase we hear over and over from the Indiana congressional delegation.
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