Chicago Gun Ban


Chicago One Year Later: Handguns Still Difficult to Own

Last year, the City of Chicago lost a lawsuit that was supposed to make it easier for citizens to own handguns. But since the U.S. Supreme Court struck that down in McDonald v. City of Chicago, handgun ownership has increased modestly.

SAF Sues Chicago Over Gun Range Prohibition

The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) today filed a lawsuit in federal court against the City of Chicago’s new gun ordinance, asserting that “by banning gun ranges open to the public…under color of law,” the city is depriving citizens of their right to keep and bear arms in violation of the Second Amendment to the...

Chicago’s Tough New Gun Ordinance Goes Into Effect

An ordinance allowing Chicago residents to own handguns took effect Monday, two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court made the city's outright ban unenforceable _ but people may still be four months and a couple hundred dollars away from actually having one legally.

Good Guys Ignore Chicago Handgun Ban

6/07/10 Gun Rights: When police caught up to a fleeing drug suspect early Thursday, they had little problem arresting him. They found him in a private home he had entered, wounded in the chest by a resident with a handgun.

Chicago Gun Case Brief Shows Brady Campaign Unreasonable

The Brady Center has filed its friend of the court brief in the case of OTIS MCDONALD, et al., Petitioners, v. CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, et al., Respondents. They say their brief is in support of neither party, but what are they really saying?

Woman Shoots Burglar

A suspected burglar was arrested Monday after he kicked down an apartment door in Oak Park, prompting a woman inside to shoot the intruder, police said.