Avoid Confusion
9:08 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Burlington Wants Rules for Carrying "Guns"

Realistic-looking guns like these would need to be carried or transported in a case if the Burlington City Council has its way.
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Burlington wants to make sure there is no confusion when police are called to potentially deadly situations.

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Concealed Carry
12:20 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

WIU Tweaks Gun Policy

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State law requires all public and private schools across all levels of education report when a student is determined to pose a clear and present danger within 24 hours. Western Illinois University is updating its gun policy to better reflect that stipulation.

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Gun Laws Revised
3:21 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

New Rules for Selling Guns in Illinois

The concealed carry system isn't the only new gun law in Illinois for 2014.  There are new restrictions on how private citizens can sell firearms.

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Guest Commentary - Bill Jacobs
11:53 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Guns, Words, and Ideas

Bill Jacobs
Credit Rich Egger

We are engaged in a debate over guns and gun control. Some of the voices that we can hear, are telling us that the government wants to take away all of their guns, while others tell us that they need their guns to protect their families from the eventuality of a government that has gone mad, and wants to take away their freedom. These voices are passionate about their guns and maintaining the right to own and to use them.

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Opposed 1st Grade Gun Safety
11:40 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Gov. Nixon says No to Arming Teachers

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says teachers in his state should be able to focus on teaching.

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