• ISP deny sheriff’s request on concealed carry

    by  • December 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s request to gain access to a state criminal history data base he says will help him prevent potentially dangerous people from obtaining permits to carry concealed weapons has been turned down by the Illinois State Police. Dart sent a letter to the director of the Illinois State Police announcing...

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    Illinois leads nation in protecting animals

    by  • December 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Illinois is No. 1 when it comes to protecting animals, according to a new study. It’s the sixth straight year Illinois has sat atop the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s U.S. Animal Protection Law Rankings. Lora Dunn, the editor of the study, credits that to Illinois’ penalties for animal cruelty, neglect, abandonment, and fighting. Dunn...

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    State agrees to paper applications for concealed carry permits

    by  • December 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    State officials have changed their minds about the kind of applications they’ll accept from people who want concealed carry permits. After saying the Illinois State Police would only accept online applications, the Quinn administration says that beginning in July paper applications will also be accepted. The online application process begins next month. In similar...

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