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Illinois medical marijuana rules drop gun language

CHICAGO | Illinois regulators finalizing the state's conditions for medical marijuana have removed a proposed rule that would have barred legal gun owners from becoming cannabis-using patients, a person close to the process told The Associated Press.

April 17, 2014 4:10 pm

Group sounds off on gun rights

VALPARAISO | Not a seat was left in the small room at the Holiday Inn Express where people gathered Saturday to organize support for gun rights.

February 23, 2013 6:45 pm
Local gun owners rally support for 2nd Amendment rights

Local gun owners rally support for 2nd Amendment rights

PORTAGE | Six friends and co-workers stood along Willowcreek Road on Saturday as cars whizzed past, drivers honking their horns.

January 19, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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Official proposes bullet tax to curb Chicago crime

Official proposes bullet tax to curb Chicago crime

CHICAGO | As Chicago struggles to quell gang violence that has contributed to a jump in homicides, a top elected official wants to tax the sale of every bullet and firearm — an effort that has national gun-rights advocates already considering a legal challenge.

October 18, 2012 10:02 pm Photos

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Preckwinkle proposes bullet tax to curb Chicago crime

Preckwinkle proposes bullet tax to curb Chicago crime

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

October 18, 2012 11:54 am
Preckwinkle proposes bullet tax to curb Chicago crime

Preckwinkle proposes bullet tax to curb Chicago crime

On Wednesday, boxes of ammunition line the shelves of a gun shop in Tinley Park. On Thursday, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle proposed a tax of 5 cents a bullet and $1 for a box of 20.

October 18, 2012 11:51 am
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