A bill that would require schools in Illinois to install walk-through metal detectors at each public entrance has been referred to the House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee for further consideration.
As much as he is supportive of the idea of Chicago voters having the chance to drastically reduce the size of the now 50-member City Council, Chris Robling says he questions how sincere a current proposal to do that really is, considering its source.
Richard Pearson, executive director of the Illinois State Rifle Association, is warning members that he believes Senate Bill 107, aimed at banning “assault weapons,” will not be the last attack on legal gun owners.
Ammie Kessem, a Republican who lost her bid to represent the 19th District in the Illinois House of Representatives, argues that the easy passage of Senate Bill 3531 during the legislature’s lame duck session demonstrates just how the state is fast on the road to nowhere.
Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) executive director Richard Pearson hints that he thinks Chicago Ald. Ed Burke’s current legal woes might be a little payback for the way he has long been a thorn in the side of legal gun owners across the state.