Continuing The Fight To End The Cook County Firearms and Ammo Tax

By Dan Eldridge

On January 14, oral arguments were heard in the 1st District Appellate Court on the Cook County Second Amendment Tax. If you would like a textbook…

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SB1966: The “FUBAR FOID Act” has FAILED

By Ruth Idzik

SB1966 (House Amendment 3) "Fix the FOID" or, as we now refer to it, the “FUBAR FOID Act” will NOT move in the Senate, Sunday was the last day of the…

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SB1966: The "FUBAR FOID Act" Passes 62-52

By Dan Eldridge

"Fix the FOID" or, as we now refer to it, the "FUBAR FOID Act" passed out of the House today on a 62-52 vote, and that was with 8 democrats voting…

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The Aurora Package of Gun Control Laws Will Be Heard Tuesday

By Dan Eldridge

The atrocious package of legislation, aka :"Fix the FOID" proposed by Kathleen Willis will be heard Tuesday, May 21 at 8:30 AM in the House…

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NEW 2019 Illinois Gun Control Bills Proposed by Kathleen Willis

By Dan Eldridge

The “Aurora Package” of gun control laws is now out in Illinois. Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-Northlake) rolled out her proposals yesterday with the…

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Proposed 2019 Illinois Gun Control Bills. Don't Panic...Yet.

By Dan Eldridge

But stay tuned... because some these are pretty worrisome. At least eight bills that should worry law abiding firearms owners have been introduced in…

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What Happened in Springfield 2018: Gun Control Recap

By Dan Eldridge

Legislative Recap for 2018, and 2019 Preview The principal 2A lobbying groups in Springfield had their hands full this past session. Federal Firearms…

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Deter Straw Purchasers in Chicago Through Prosecution

By Ruth Idzik

A Smarter Way to Attack Chicago’s Illegal Gun Problem: Enforce Existing Law Note: we sent this letter to the Sun Times August 31st. They have not…

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Cook County Firearm and Ammo Tax Update 8/21

By Ruth Idzik

Short version: We lost at the trial court level. This is not an unexpected decision, though it is disappointing. Five years after we filed this…

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Springfield Armory and The NSSF cut ties with Dick's Sporting Goods

By Ruth Idzik

Two emails were sent out this morning from Springfield Armory and The NSSF. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is the trade association…

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