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“He Ain’t Do Nuthin’, Man”

“He Ain’t Do Nuthin’, Man”

Friends and family members assert that Raasan Shaw AKA Raasan Hill wasn’t doing anything wrong when Chicago Police officers needlessly gunned him down. Law enforcement tells a rather different story: The shooting occurred in the […]

54-Year-Old Chicago Resident Becomes First To Lose Concealed Carry Permit

54-Year-Old Chicago Resident Becomes First To Lose Concealed Carry Permit

A license to carry a concealed weapon is not a license to act like an idiot: A 54-year-old Northwest Side man who allegedly pulled a gun during a property dispute is the first concealed carry […]

Chicago’s Top Cop Whines About “Dangers” of Concealed Carry, Months After Threatening Concealed Carriers

Chicago’s Top Cop Whines About “Dangers” of Concealed Carry, Months After Threatening Concealed Carriers

Chicago police superintendent Garry McCarthy, who warned in September that he’d have officers shoot concealed carriers, has the gall to claim today that concealed carry will lead to more gun violence: As the state’s first permits […]

IN THE MAIL! Illinois sends out first 5,000 concealed carry licenses

IN THE MAIL! Illinois sends out first 5,000 concealed carry licenses

It’s been a long time coming and anti-gun Democrats have fought against it every step of the way, but Illinois is mailing out the first batch of that state’s concealed carry permits today: Illinois’ first […]

Anti-gun Illinois Democrat pushes Firearms Registration Act

Anti-gun Illinois Democrat pushes Firearms Registration Act

Buckle up, Illinois, because anti-gun progressive poster child Kelly M. Cassidy (D-14) is coming after your guns. All of them: Creates the Firearms Registration Act. Provides that every person in the State must register each […]

Illinois Concealed Carry Database is apparently as secure as Obamacare

Illinois Concealed Carry Database is apparently as secure as Obamacare

Don’t worry, folks, it’s just an isolated incident: The Illinois State Police Department is investigating a computer glitch that’s putting some concealed carry applicant information in the wrong hands. When some applicants log in to […]

Former Illinois State Senate candidate sues Highland Park over assault weapon ban

Former Illinois State Senate candidate sues Highland Park over assault weapon ban

Former Illinois State Senate candidate Arie Friedman is suing Highland Park over what appears to be a blatantly unconstitutional “assault weapons” ban: One of the communities that rushed to pass an assault weapons ban before […]

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Cook County sheriff hopes to obstruct concealed carry permitting process in Chicago

Would you like some cheese with that whine, Tom Dart? Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said Tuesday that the state is hindering his ability to check the criminal backgrounds of people applying for concealed carry […]

NRA pushes back against proposed Illinois gun laws

NRA pushes back against proposed Illinois gun laws

Confession time, folks: I’ve got a nasty cold and my head might not be 100% in the game today. Is that the reason I’m having a hard time understanding why the NRA is opposing a […]

Illinois braces for concealed carry rush

Illinois braces for concealed carry rush

Once the enslaved are granted freedom, they embrace it with a zeal the always free may never fully appreciate: The number of Illinois residents expected to apply for concealed-carry permits in the law’s first year […]