The people responsible for drug and gang violence follow a pattern: despair.
Illinois may be the center of our nation’s confusing and contradictory approach to firearms
President Obama slowly starts another one of his famous evolutions—on marijuana reform and gun control—just in time for the shifts in the polls
On guns and children
On photography’s power to change people’s perspectives
On gun control, Judge Richard Posner deferred to his adversary, Justice Antonin Scalia
Police superintendent Garry McCarthy has something to say about guns and gun laws. It’s just not clear what exactly that is. Several news outlets reported yesterday that McCarthy told the […]
Chicago has the most restrictive gun law in the country—but what is it actually accomplishing? The law is rarely enforced because police and prosecutors find state and federal laws more […]
Jody Weis wasn’t the only ex-city official that new police chief Garry McCarthy attempted to distance himself from on Monday. He also signaled a distaste for the gun control policies […]
Give the man credit: Rahm Emanuel is certainly setting the bar high. He and his team released a 72-page “transition plan” this morning listing dozens of goals for his administration, […]
Kevin Breslin’s short documentary “Living for 32,” about Colin Goddard, antigun activist and Virginia Tech shooting survivor, screens Friday 2/25 in the Peace on Earth Film Festival, which runs through Sunday 2/27 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
The city’s new gun regulations go into effect, but area law enforcement officials won’t say whether they ever used the one it’s replacing.
Aldermen rush through a gun-control law they’ve barely read to replace a gun-control law nobody seems to have enforced. Who really benefits? Mayor Daley.
Less than a day after it was introduced, the Chicago City Council has unanimously passed a new gun-control law that city officials call one of the toughest in the country. “The details don’t really matter,” says one alderman.
Plans are afoot for the Chicago City Council to pass a new gun-control ordinance, even though aldermen haven’t even seen it yet.