If Durbin's proposal passes, law enforcement agencies would not be eligible for any federal grants unless they work to trace 100 percent of the guns they recover at violent crime scenes. Read »
Illinois lawmakers entered the final day of the legislative session Friday with two of the biggest issues facing the state still unresolved: a nearly $100 billion pension crisis and a court-ordered bill on... Read »
Illinois lawmakers face a Friday deadline and a half-dozen major issues are still pending. Here's where they stood on Wednesday: Read »
Legislation to ban magazines that hold more than 10 rounds advances with 12-3 vote. Read »
"Having a child murdered doesn't automatically make one an expert on violent crime," group says in "Special Alert." Read »
The Armed Citizen Project: encouraged dependency on handouts, or helping the poor exercise their Second Amendment rights? Read »
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