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Conceal Carry

Think Concealed Carry Makes You Safe? Think Again!

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 06.26.2013 | Crime
Martha Rosenberg

States began loosening conceal carry laws, says the Institute, in 1996 when the executive director of the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action told lawmakers, "these citizens don't commit violent crimes." There was just one problem with her assurance. She was wrong.

Federal Court Ruling #3 Upholds Conceal Carry Handgun Laws

Larry Bodine | Posted 05.26.2013 | Crime
Larry Bodine

The NRA and SAF will continue to attack state and local safety laws as long and they have funds to pursue their litigation hobby.

Heckling the Bereaved, Threatening Civilians -- Should These People Really Be Armed in Public?

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 04.16.2013 | Chicago
Martha Rosenberg

The same people who heckled relatives of slain gun victims at a January town hall meeting in Illinois will soon have guns on their hips as the ban against concealed weapons is repealed.

John Rudolf

Court Strikes Down Nation's Last Standing Concealed Carry Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 12.11.2012 | Chicago

Gun-rights advocates claimed a major victory on Tuesday when a federal appeals court in Illinois struck down the state's ban on carrying concealed fir...

John Celock

Lawmaker Aims To Stop 'Pure Lunacy'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

A newly elected New Hampshire state legislator has proposed legislation to ban openly carrying guns in public buildings. State Rep.-elect Delmar B...

Students Not Moving To New CU Gun Dorms

Posted 11.26.2012 | Denver

The University of Colorado announced in August that it would ban firearms in dorms, but would also create a segregated residential area for students w...

Voters Want A Shot At Conceal And Carry In Illinois

Posted 11.04.2012 | Chicago

Illinois is the only state in the U.S. to have an all-out ban on concealed weapons, but voters in nine, mostly rural, counties hope to see that change...

University Of Colorado Bans Guns In Dorms

Posted 08.19.2012 | Denver

The University of Colorado has announced a change to students' housing contracts for the Boulder and Colorado Springs campuses banning guns in undergr...

Concealed Carry Bill Defeated In Illinois House

Posted 07.05.2011 | Chicago

Story updated at 4:25 p.m. CT After months of heated debate, the Illinois House voted against a concealed carry measure Thursday. The bill rece...

Quinn Vows To Veto Concealed Carry Bill

Posted 07.03.2011 | Chicago

In March, gun rights supporters and politicians seemed pretty confident that Illinois would have a concealed carry law on the books soon. On Tuesday, ...

Concealed Carry In Illinois? Lawmakers Say It Could Happen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While Chicago-area lawmakers continue to push for tough gun laws, downstate politicians think they have the support needed to get a concealed carry me...