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Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 10:58 AM
By Alexandra Clark, Emily Florez

Rahm Wants New Gun Laws in Wake of Shooting

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking for current gun laws to change. Read »

Friday, Dec 14, 2012 at 6:04 PM

School Shootings Add New Context to Ill. Gun Debate

Gov. Pat Quinn intends to spearhead "strict gun laws." Read »

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 7:17 PM
By Marcus Riley

Will Illinois Leaders Fight Gun Ruling?

Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Gov. Pat Quinn's aides reviewing court decision. Read »

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