Chicago continues to be the scene for rampant crime and yet the city and state government refuse to look towards more broad firearm ownership and proper firearm training as a way to curb the epidemic. However, that does not stop common everyday carriers from doing the right thing when called upon.
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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.
Most folks have a story about a crazy ex-partner doing something that makes you so mad even their name makes you grit your teeth again. But not many of us have ever had to deal with their ex invading their home and needing a gun to handle the situation. However, that’s exactly what happened in […]
A Moline woman, sitting in her car was forced to come face to face with one of the greatest horrors she could imagine in the form of an armed kidnapper, luckily this citizen was armed herself or this story may have had a very different ending.
News out of the Capitol this week as Springfield police are in the process of investigating a home invasion that ended in a lot of blood being shed, thankfully it appears all of it belonged to a person who made the idiotic decision to try and invade a gun owner’s home.
Last Wednesday night was certainly a hectic one for employees and customers at a Dolton Advance Auto Parts Store. Nobody expected their calm evening of business to be interrupted by a man with a gun but as you likely know, moments like these can appear out of thin air.
People who claim that women are the weaker sex might wanna re-think their old time mindset after they hear this story from Gresham, this weekend.
The city of Chicago’s Northwest side was the victim of gun violence on Friday, June 30th. That is a sentence that has become all too common in the recent years. However, the reasoning behind this shooting doesn’t have the same sinister overtones as so many of the others do. No, this shooting was one that […]
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.