Illinois Enacts Concealed Carry Law; Chicago Sees Drop in Crime

Until last year, Illinois was the only state to ban concealed carry. A U.S. Appeals Court struck down their ban as unconstitutional and required that the state enact a concealed carry law. Last summer in July, lawmakers came up with such a law, albeit a very restrictive one: The law as approved by the Legislature permits anyone with a Firearm Owner’s Identification card who has passed a background check and undergone gun-safety training of 16 hours — longest of any state — to obtain a concealed-carry Read more […]

School Objects to Pictures of Guns … in Gun-Free Zone Signs

Sometimes the soft-headed absurdity of the effete left leaves me wondering how so many people came to appear so much like parodies of themselves. Apparently administrators at a school in Chicago are up in “arms” about gun-free zone signs they are being asked to post on their property. They are angry because the signs contain pictures of guns. Comments from the principal of this school concerning the signs basically beggar belief. They must be read in a timorous and shaking voice that cracks Read more […]