October 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday October 28, 20 Lyons Approves Ordinance to safeguard public in gun sales G-PAC Urges Lincolnwood and Riverdale to Follow Lyons, Illinois – Village Mayor Christopher Getty announced that the village has approved an ordinance that spells out procedures to help crackdown on the sale of guns to “straw purchasers” after a...
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In an attempt to curb the number of illegal firearms that flow from southwest suburban Lyons to Chicago, the village passed an ordinance Tuesday requiring its lone gun shop to keep extensive records of the weapons it sells and to report unusual activity to local authorities. Midwest Sporting Goods, which has operated a gun store...
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“We have an opportunity to make a difference.” Mayor Emanuel says that our laws should reflect our values. Children should have the freedom to play outside and grow up in a safe community.  Watch full speech here.
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Listen to James C. Franczek, Jr. tell his story and present G-PAC’s 2015 Unmasking the Paper Tiger Award to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Click here.  
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October 19, 2015 at The Dawson. Chicago Mayor Emanuel is honored with G-PAC’s “Unmasking the Paper Tiger” Award.
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    The Gun Violence Prevention Political Action Committee (G-PAC) was founded by gun violence survivors
    to counter the political influence of the gun industry and their lobby in Springfield.