Marijuana In Illinois & FOID Cards | What you need to know

By Dan Eldridge

Recreational Marijuana is now legal in Illinois, and medical cannabis has been legal since 2013. We have seen all kinds of misinformation spread…

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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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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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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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Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act HB2354 may be signed into law today

By Ruth Idzik

The so-called “red flag” bill HB2354 would allow family members, or police, to seek an order of protection to confiscate firearms from those deemed…

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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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Senate Update

By Dan Eldridge

The Senate did not take up the veto and stands adjourned until April 10. Unfortunately it is not dead.  The 15 day veto clock starts when the Senate…

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