GUN POSSESSION IN ILLINOIS: WHO CAN HAVE THEM, WHO CAN’T, & WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DO (Illegally) Illinois is perhaps the most restrictive state in the country when it comes to gun rights and illegal firearm possession. Unlike some states, you cannot buy or carry a firearm in public without obtaining specific licenses issued by […]
A NEW PLAN TO ADDRESS GUN VIOLENCE, BUT WILL IT WORK
The current United States Attorney General, a fellow Chicagoan, visited home last month, but it wasn’t to see old friends. Merrick Garland, the 86th Attorney General, was here to help the city stop the startling rise in gun violence this year. Turn on the local or national news each week and there will inevitably be […]
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CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT SUPERINTENDENT DAVID BROWN In a press conference after the violent Fourth of July Weekend, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said, “I hear a lot about what the State’s Attorney is doing. She charged these people with murder we brought before them that we’ve arrested – and the courts, the courts released them […]
WHAT IS ARMED VIOLENCE?
WHAT IS ARMED VIOLENCE? It sounds more like a movie starring Liam Nielson than a crime. It’s not. Unless it’s a really bad one that ends with you going to prison for a minimum of 15 years. In reality, and as a crime, it’s not much better. Outside of first degree murder and […]
ARRESTED IN CHICAGO FOR AGGRAVATED UUW BUT HAVE A FOID? WTF?
It is understandable someone would want to carry a loaded gun to protect themselves on the streets of Chicago. Just turn on the news. Look at the crime statistics over the last ten years. Violence is an everyday part of life in some parts of Chicago. No doubt, carrying a gun can protect you from that violence. It’s also a constitutional right.