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Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah stars in a new public service announcement, unveiled Friday, to help stop gun violence. “Chicago, what do you stand for,” Noah asks in the 60-second commercial titled “Stand Up Chicago.”   Read full story here at nbcchicago.com.
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Before the 14-year-old girl allegedly fired the shot that killed Endia Martin, the .38-caliber revolver had touched many hands. … It began with a legal purchase, according to a lawyer for Robert James, the Hyde Park man whose .38 special revolver was at the center of events leading to Endia’s tragic death. It ended with...
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As the state’s first permits to carry concealed firearms began arriving in the mail this week, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy was warning of potentially deadly consequences from having more guns on the streets….McCarthy, who has been one of the most vocal critics of the law allowing Illinois residents to carry concealed firearms in public,...
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On July 9, 2013, Illinois law changed to allow the concealed carry of loaded handguns including within houses of worship.
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On July 9, 2013, Illinois law changed to allow the concealed carry of loaded handguns. Now groups like the NRA could be privately lobbying Illinois legislators to pass Florida-style “Stand Your Ground” laws.
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Sen. Don Harmon of the 39th district is proposing the signs be put up that say businesses do allow guns inside.
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The recently passed law allowing the carry of loaded, concealed handguns places a burden on businesses by requiring them to post a sign indicating that loaded, concealed handguns are not allowed on their premises.
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Tell Illinois Legislators you and your family want to shop, dine, bank, and go to the movies – gun free! Add your name to support requiring businesses to post a sign if they allow loaded, concealed handguns on their premises.
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Twenty children or adolescents were hospitalized for firearm-related injuries every day in 2009, and 453 died of their wounds, a new report says. The study provides one of the most comprehensive recent efforts to tally the number of children hurt nationally in gun-related incidents. It was published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. A national database of patients...
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