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.
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.
Chicago city officials say they don’t have a new gun ordinance ready yet, but corporation counsel Mara Georges says she hopes it will include a one-gun-per-person limit and a ban on gun shops within the city limits.
Mayor Daley promises that more gun regulations are on the way for Chicago—but he won’t say what they are, and he can’t say when anyone’s been charged with violating the city’s current gun ban.
The City Council makes plans for more gun regulations, but not everyone’s on board with Mayor Daley’s gun rhetoric.
The Supreme Court strikes down Chicago’s handgun ban, but that won’t end the political battle over access to guns in Chicago.
A hearing was held in the City Council Friday “to discuss violence and fire arm registration regulation.” Instead a PR campaign for the city’s gun ban broke out.
Amid an outbreak of warm weather violence, a City Council committee takes on the troubling tinted-window problem.