Decatur, Illinois – Law enforcement officials are holding a mother in jail for defending her life against the father of her child. According to Sgt. Chris Copeland with the Decatur Police Department, officers were dispatched to a report of a gunshot victim arriving at HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital at around 6:50 p.m. When police arrived, […]
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At about 5:05 p.m. on Thursday the 13th, a licensed concealed carry holder assisted a wounded officer in a gunfight. Police attempted to stop the suspect’s car earlier but he sped off. Police then boxed the car in and the driver exited the vehicle, shooting at 31-year-old Cicero Police Officer Luis Duarte and his partner. […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
We have also been advocates for “The Traveler’s Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty States.” I feel it is the most complete and also simple firearm law book available on the market. The 2016 edition is the 20th edition of the book which is written and published by Attorney J. Scott Kappas. Each state […]
The book is currently in its 19th edition with over 1,000,000 copies sold since the first edition was published in 1996. Owners of recreational vehicles make up one of the book’s largest readerships. But any gun owner who travels with a firearm will find the Traveler’s Guide’s insight extremely helpful. Aside from being favorably reviewed […]