President Obama delivered his gun control stump speech in his hometown of Chicago last Friday. He did not acknowledge that he was pressing for new restrictions in the town that makes owning a gun harder than anywhere else in the country, but is still wracked with astronomical levels of violence and killing. “We may not […]
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One of the little known facts about Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is that he spent his high school years training as a ballet dancer, even receiving a scholarship offer from the Joffrey ballet. Don’t take our word for it, you can see for yourself, including a picture, right here. His ballet training would come into […]
An Illinois state senator representing the south side of Chicago who recently announced he would seek the Congressional seat vacated by former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was arrested at O’Hare airport Wednesday when TSA personnel found an unloaded .25-caliber pistol and a loaded magazine inside the garment bag he was taking through the security […]
From the gun control capital of the heartland comes yet another attention-diverting effort intended to appear as if it would deal with the costs of Chicago’s rampant, gang-related violence while helping fill dwindling government coffers. What would it really do? The answer is all too familiar — penalize law-abiding citizens who own firearms. Cook County […]
The National Shooting Sports Foundation and eight shooting facilities in greater Chicago and Madison, Wis., are sponsoring First Shots seminars Saturday, Nov. 5, to introduce residents to safe and responsible handgun ownership. With Chicago residents now able to exercise their Second Amendment rights following the Supreme Court’s McDonald decision and with Wisconsin becoming the 49th […]