Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of McDonald v. City of Chicago, which challenges Chicago’s ban on handguns.
A jewelry store owner who was faced with a man trying to rob him at gunpoint reached for his own gun and shot the suspect Wednesday.
Gun instructor John Matuska says a majority of his students are women. He estimates that 150,000 otherwise law-abiding Chicagoans are packing pistols illegally.
Mayor Jim Ardis wants to see a push for Peoria to become a pilot city for statewide concealed-carry legislation that would allow people to carry guns in a responsible manner, he said Thursday.
Recently, the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) received dozens of phone calls from firearm owners who are waiting a month or more to have applications for Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) cards processed by the Illinois State Police.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) has suffered a setback in its attempt to end the City of Chicago's ban on handguns. But the fight is far from over.