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    Springfield exploring conceal gun ordinance

    by  • May 20, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Another community is exploring a possible ordinance on concealed guns in the event state lawmakers fail to pass a law by a federal court’s deadline. Illinois lawmakers have until June 9 to legalize concealed carry after a court ruled that Illinois’ ban is unconstitutional. The (Springfield) State-Journal Register reports that alderman Tim Griffin has...

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    Quinn calls for high-capacity magazine ban

    by  • May 20, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Top democratic leaders, including Gov. Pat Quinn, are urging lawmakers to ban high-capacity ammunition magazines. Quinn, Senate President John Cullerton and State Sen. Dan Kotowski spoke Sunday at a news conference in Chicago with parents of children killed last December in a Connecticut school shooting. Kotowski introduced legislation late last week that would ban...

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