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Illinois Assault Weapons Ban

State House OKs Ban On Semi-Automatic Firearms

Posted 03.06.2013 | Chicago

As Illinois lawmakers hash out details to the forthcoming law complying with a federal court ruling to allow concealed carry, the state House of Repre...

Rahm On Gun Control: 'Waiting Is Not A Strong Suit Of Mine'

Posted 01.11.2013 | Chicago

Tired of the Illinois General Assembly dragging its feet on Gov. Pat Quinn's proposed assault weapons ban, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is making moves ...

Proposed Assault Weapons Ban Fails, Again, In Illinois

Posted 01.07.2013 | Chicago

Legislation that would have limited military-style assault weapons in Illinois was pulled from consideration Sunday after its sponsors admitted that t...

State Assault Weapons Ban Clears Committee Vote

Belleville News-Democrat | Brian Brueggemann | Posted 03.05.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois senators returned to the Capitol on Wednesday with plans to vote on legalizing gay marriage and banning certain types of guns,...

Gun Advocate Calls For Armed Teachers, Janitors In Illinois Schools

Posted 12.20.2012 | Chicago

One of Illinois' most outspoken gun ownership advocates on Monday said he hoped that, in response to the Newtown grade school massacre, state legislat...

Rahm Calls For Assault Weapons Bans At Federal, State Levels

Posted 12.18.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor and former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on Monday strongly expressed his support for a nationwide assault weapons ban followi...

Proposed Assault Weapons Ban Shellacked In State Senate

Posted 12.19.2012 | Chicago

The Illinois Senate made its point loud and clear, handing Gov. Pat Quinn's proposed ban on assault weapons a thorough drubbing with a 49-4 vote Wedne...