Last December, Illinois State Representative Kwame Raoul introduced a bill into the state assembly that has since been gaining traction on its route to the Governor’s desk. The content of this bill? Increase the minimum penalty for repeat gun offenders from 3 years to 7.
The Fifth District Appeals Court has ruled a Madison County judge to consider whether it’s constitutional to suspend gun permits of people who are the subjects of temporary or emergency orders of protection.
This article is meant to take a look at Illinois’s open carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.
Illinois, and the Chicago region in particular has a huge problem with shootings at the moment, that is certain. Illinois also has a huge problem with legislation in regard to doing something about shootings. It seems that the state cannot get together and come up with a proposal that satisfies safety without trampling on rights.
Representative Avery Bourne Wants to give back to the veterans of the state of Illinois. Currently the fee for a Concealed carry license is $150 for a license that needs to be renewed after five years. Bourne is sponsoring house bill HB6111, which would cut that cost in half.
In an effort to expand the rights of Illinois citizens State Rep Brandon Phelps has put forth a bill that would ensure correctional officers and judicial workers can protect themselves. “As Americans we have a right to bear arms and to protect ourselves from any potential threat, and our correctional officers need to have the […]