Gun Tax Politician Toni Preckwinkle launches run for Chicago mayor Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:16:58 -0500 “Because I can” isn’t exactly “Yes, we can,” but Preckwinkle’s no-frills 20-minute speech reflected a no-nonsense approach she’s long brought to bear, first as a schoolteacher and gun control advocate and later as a Hyde Park alderman and the county’s chief executive.
2016 gun buyer measure heads to Nevada high court Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:16:06 -0500 Backers of a voter-approved gun buyer screening initiative that passed in November 2016 but was never enacted have filed notice they'll ask the Nevada Supreme Court to overrule a judge who decided the measure was fatally flawed and could not be enforced.
Gun Control Twist: Saving One Life “Does Not Justify” Right-to-Carry Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:07:05 -0500 Gun control advocates often use some version of the phrase “if it saves one life” in order to justify their ineffective proposals. This week, the anti-gun editorial page of the Chicago Sun-Times offered a different take. Fearful that the Right-to-Carry was getting too much good publicity in the wake of an Illinois concealed carry permit holder’s heroic actions, the Sun-Times editorial board felt it necessary to lecture its readers, “One brave rescue of a Cicero cop doesn’t justify concealed guns.”