News

Gun Owners Plan Wednesday Capitol Rally

Gun Owners Plan Wednesday Capitol Rally

Photo: clipart.com

Illinois gun owners are getting ready to rally at the capitol Wednesday as part of an effort to convince legislators to relax firearm regulations.

Gun activists want lawmakers to reduce the list of places were guns are prohibited under the new concealed carry law.

State Rep. Brandon Phelps says he’d like to see the restrictions reduced eventually. But he thinks the rules need to be in place for a while before they’re amended. The first concealed carry licenses were mailed last week.

Recent Headlines

in Local

BREAKING: Howlett Building Closed Today

Updated
howlett fire

Small fire has been put out

in Election 2014, Local

Vallas Rips Rauner Budget Proposal

vallas

The numbers don't add up, Dem lt gov candidate says

in Local

More Good Weather Leads to More Good Crops

crops

81 pct corn, 69 pct soybeans in good to excellent condition.

in Local

An Ill Wind at Southwind Park

local_news_generic

Wind turbine to be fixed

in Local

Will County I-55 Crashes Kill Five

medical

Illinois State Police are reporting five people were killed in accidents involving trucks and autos on Interstate 55 south of Chicago in Will County.