Nothing was said about it on the July 4 television interviews I saw, but among the security experts interviewed during coverage of the Highland Park parade shooting, one face and name had resonance. Crisis management expert and former FBI agent Phil Andrew survived another mass shooting in Chicago’s North Shore suburbs, more than three decades […]
With all the attention focused on the Chicago Police shooting of Harith Augustus, the silence coming from the gun rights groups is deafening.
Instead of handing $2.25 billion to Amazon, Chicago could learn from the southern lawmakers who yanked a $40 million tax break from Delta.
American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs is screening at the Gene Siskel Film Center Friday through Thursday
Would limiting the size of gun magazines make us safer?
In defense (again) of communication via smartphone
Dismantling the stigma of guns
Dan Baum’s latest could use more guys, less Baum.
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 congregation at St. Sabina church that federal laws that allow guns to proliferate in cities like Chicago are an example of “government-sponsored racism” in the […]
Marty Zamora will be the first to tell you he’s a gun guy—he owns seven handguns and four rifles. He likes to shoot at a suburban range for sport, but he says that’s not the main reason he has them. “Everybody on my block has been robbed but me,” says Zamora, a longtime resident of […]
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 of former Mayor Richard M. Daley. “My goal is to bring the gun debate back to the center,” McCarthy told aldermen. “I think that we […]
A gun rights group is moving its town hall meeting Wednesday night to Chicago State University after Park District officials revoked their reservation at a south side field house.
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.
Eighteenth-century titans play chess; a mesh shirt conceals all; the big-box ordinance defeats itself; so do NutraSweet and computers; and the Reformation ends, provoking an unseemly question.