In Pike County, Illinois, Dan Mefford, a chiropractor from Pittsfield, has begun a movement to get a constitutional carry referendum on the election ballot for March of 2012. If successful, such a ballot referendum, “could lead to the state being forced to recognize this right as well, and to expand it to include the...
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.
Since the 1920s the Blue Park Gun Club has served recreational shooters in Cook County, Illinois. But the range is now shut down, thanks to anti-gun sentiment in County government.
In Mascoutah, Illinois, the Caseyville Rifle and Pistol Club has been in a six-year legal battle with St. Clair County, which was determined to close the range and appropriate the land. Recently, the Club had a big win, when the 5th District Appellate Court in Mount Vernon ruled that the County must pay...
Much to the consternation of the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA), Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan released a ruling on March 1 that directed the State Police to release the names and other personal information of the state's 1.3 Million firearm owners.
The Second Amendment Foundation today filed its much-anticipated brief to the United States Supreme Court in the case of McDonald v. Chicago, which challenges the constitutionality of that city's ban on handguns.
Republican Bill Brady says letting Illinois residents carry concealed weapons could protect them from the kind of violence that struck Fort Hood on Thursday.
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.
Two pro-gun rights senators are wading into a lawsuit pending before the Supreme Court that could further expand the Second Amendment and restrict governments ability to police the flow of firearms.