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Gun Laws in Illinois

Concealed Carry Isn't The Only New Illinois Gun Law This Year

Belleville News-Democrat | Brian Brueggemann | Posted 03.03.2014 | Chicago

A new Illinois law requires private sellers of guns to verify that the buyers' gun permits are valid, but a State Police website for the verification ...

Chicago Dumps Decades-Old Gun Registry In Win For NRA

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2013 | Chicago

By Renita Young CHICAGO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Chicago on Wednesday reluctantly abolished a 45-year-old requirement that gun owners reg...

New Concealed Carry Bill Would Require Special Chicago Police OK

Posted 05.16.2013 | Chicago

The Illinois Senate Executive Committee on Thursday advanced a contentious concealed carry law that would require potential gun owners in Chicago to r...

Why State Gun Buyers Are Now Waiting Months To Get A FOID Card

Posted 03.27.2013 | Chicago

Gunning for a Firearm Owner’s Identification Card in Illinois? You may have to wait a while. The Illinois State Police Firearms Service Bureau i...

CTA: Legal Concealed Carry On Buses, Trains Would Be 'Disastrous'

Posted 02.21.2013 | Chicago

Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool lashed out Thursday against the National Rifle Association's call for legal concealed carry on pu...