CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly of Illinois, is recommending tougher federal laws to combat gun violence.
CHICAGO | The Chicago City Council, forced by a federal judge to allow gun sales in the city, approved an ordinance Wednesday that dramatically limits where those stores can open and puts owners on alert that the city will be looking over their shoulders every time they sell a gun.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, who originally got elected to Congress on a platform of stricter gun laws, issued a report Wednesday detailing the level of gun-related violence across the United States.
Brian Howey's column stated Chicago's strict gun laws don't do anything because of all the gun violence. Then he stated that most of the guns used in crime come from Indiana.
CHICAGO | Forced by court order to allow long-banned gun stores to open in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday introduced an ordinance that is so strict and so dramatically limits where the stores can operate that critics say it is little more than a continuation of the city's longtime ban.
CHICAGO | The city of Chicago, which has fought for decades to keep guns out of the hands of its residents, now must craft an ordinance within 180 days that will allow gun stores to open there, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
CHICAGO | A federal judge on Monday overturned Chicago's ban on the sale and transfer of firearms, ruling that the city's ordinances aimed at reducing gun violence are unconstitutional.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinoisans soon will be able to apply for permits to carry loaded weapons in public, but the application process will be online only.
We Hoosiers should get used to new taxes and fees. Our Republican governor and Legislature are patting themselves on the back for recent state tax cuts, but it’s just a tax shift to the city and county level.
SPRINGFIELD | The latest bid to bring Illinois in line with gun laws in the rest of the nation fell short Thursday.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson repeated her stand on the need to eliminate straw purchases of guns to arm gangs and others during Wednesday’s White House Hangout with Vice President Joe Biden.
INDIANAPOLIS | The General Assembly is poised to invite gun makers currently manufacturing their products in "gun hostile" states to relocate to Indiana.
I have come up with a list of laws we should pass against the people who use guns. Then maybe we can punish criminals instead of law-abiding gun owners. These will be called the see-ya laws.
SPRINGFIELD | The two Chicago Democrats who control the Illinois General Assembly have laid out their strategies for dealing with a court order requiring the state to allow citizens to carry concealed weapons.
HARRISBURG | A Southern Illinois lawmaker on Tuesday filed a bill to legalize concealed carry in the state.
People opposing our president's new request for gun control must not understand what he proposes to Congress.
View state-by-state changes in gun laws.
View state-by-state changes in gun laws.
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