Chicago has sadly been in the news for a good long while now with its crime rate and the number of shootings outpacing most of the other major cities in the United States. Another person was about to be a statistic over this past weekend, but instead, he fought back.
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The number of shooting deaths in Chicago has surpassed the total for the entirety of 2015, and there are still four months still to go in this year.
Noticeably absent, though, you would think would be Cook County, due to the high population of Chicago, and while there are over 47,000 concealed carriers in the county, its population is precisely why it not only isn’t in the top 25 counties
A recent Reboot Illinois report, released on July 20th has listed the counties in Illinois which have the highest concealed carry permit populations. Topping the list in licenses issued was, of course, Cook County. The state’s highest populated county issued 47,000 concealed carry permits over the last year, but ranked dead last in permits issued […]
Back in February of 2016 amid some drama between republican law makers and the Virginia Attorney General, new legislation was passed that went into effect on July 1st, 2016 and effects Illinois CCW holders.
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.
Three gun related bills have been proposed in the Illinois State House this year that all impact where concealed carry permit holders can and cannot take their guns. Learn more about the implications.
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 […]
An armed robber with a past criminal history is now dead. After attempting to rob a store Mr Gildersleeve got into a heated exchange with a customer who felt his life was being threatened. He fired on the robber and killed him. Police referred the case to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office to “determine […]
Here is what you need to do to obtain a state permit to carry your gun in Chicago and anywhere else in Illinois. First find a concealed carry class that is taught by an Illinois State Police certified instructor. Then…