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Weapons Charges

Mar. 1 2019

Are You “Too Dangerous” for a Gun in Illinois?

Are You “Too Dangerous” for a Gun in Illinois?
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Illinois gun control laws have historically been less restrictive than many other states, but new regulations effective January 1 of this year are tightening things up. One new law covers a couple of different adjustments to waiting periods. There is now a 72-hour waiting period on all [...]
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Nov. 8 2018

Illinois Weapons Laws: An Overview

Illinois Weapons Laws: An Overview
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Illinois gun control laws are less restrictive than many other states, but weapons crimes here are strictly prosecuted, with significant criminal penalties and restrictions on the future possession of firearms. Because of this, if you own firearms or are otherwise a gun enthusiast, it is [...]
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Sep. 6 2018

Why Chicago Is Desperate to Crack Down on Guns

Why Chicago Is Desperate to Crack Down on Guns
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Chicago is constantly put in the spotlight when the issue of gun control comes up in politics and media. Our city is unfortunately notorious for gun violence, and this past August continued to support that reputation. During the first weekend of August, 71 people were injured or killed in [...]
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Mar. 1 2018

The First Valentine’s Day Massacre Changed Gun Laws – Will This One?

The First Valentine's Day Massacre Changed Gun Laws – Will This One?
Posted By: Sami Azhari

This past Valentine’s day, a 19-year-old former student allegedly opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high School in Parkland, Florida. Parkland is a small suburb located north of Miami, near Ft. Lauderdale and not far from the Everglades. The accused, Nikolas Cruz, told investigators [...]
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Nov. 14 2016

Chicago’s Gun Problem and How Lawmakers Plan to Handle It

Chicago's Gun Problem and How Lawmakers Plan to Handle It
Posted By: Sami Azhari

The circus of the 2016 election season is just starting to wind down. We’ve seen candidates endure emotional debates about a variety of issues that are affecting our country, including immigration, foreign policy, gun control, and the economy. However, none of these issues seems to hit [...]
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