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Quinn, crime victims push assault weapons ban

Quinn, crime victims push assault weapons ban

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Gov. Pat Quinn drew on the support of families of victims of gun violence Wednesday to push for a ban on assault weapons during his re-election bid against Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am
Quinn, crime victims push assault weapons ban

Quinn, crime victims push assault weapons ban

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn gets a hug Wednesday from Kathleen Sances, after being endorsed by Sances' Gun Violence Prevention Political Action Committee, and the national Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence in Chicago. The groups were joined by families of gun violence as Quinn continues to …

October 15, 2014 3:22 pm
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July 13, 2014 12:00 am
Legislature in no rush to take on gun violence

Legislature in no rush to take on gun violence

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers hoping for fast action by state lawmakers addressing the gun violence responsible for the recent shooting deaths of Gary and Indianapolis police officers probably shouldn't hold their breath.

July 08, 2014 7:00 pm

I've got 2nd Amendment watching my back

Gun control equals infringement of the Second Amendment — 100 percent illegal! Yet certain people insist on ripping the innards out of our Bill of Rights!

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
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June 01, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Why not honor those who died on streets?

RICH JAMES: Why not honor those who died on streets?

There were highly emotional scenes across Northwest Indiana during the Memorial Day weekend with parades, services at cemeteries and war memorials.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am
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April 15, 2014 12:00 am
"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

Region views on gun control

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"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

Kimberly Penro, Merrillville | "I don't think so. I don't think they're destroying the guns. I think they might continue to get guns off the streets, but it's going to continue gun sales and distribution."

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

Brandon Shearer, Hobart | "I think it's a sham 'cause there's all kinds of people who want to buy them. I'm pro guns, but what they give you in the buy-back is ridiculous. Who's to say they destroy them anyway?"

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

Jen Okamura, Valparaiso | "There are automatic and miltary guns that people shouldn't own. Yes, keep them off the streets."

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

Sean Egan, Miller | "Yes, there are way too many guns are on the streets. They have got to get rid of as many as they can."

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

Jim Mollen, Valparaiso | Yes, they should. Anything to get guns off the street keeps more people alive. Those that would use guns would need to find other ways to do what they do."

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

"Should gun buy-back programs, with the guns destroyed, continue?"

Keith Wilson, Merrillville | "Yes. It could definitely stop the violence. We have to look for our future generation. We need to do it as fast as we can."

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: NRA's shotgun approach to recruiting backfires

RICH JAMES: NRA's shotgun approach to recruiting backfires

There are days when we all dread going to the mailbox.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
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