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Chicago Sees Increase in Concealed Carry Permits

Chicago Sees Increase in Concealed Carry Permits

The City of Chicago saw a sharp increase in the number of concealed carry permits issued in 2016, DNAinfo reports. According to statistics gained from Illinois State Police, in 2016 22,517 Chicagoans obtained concealed carry permits, compared to only 13,948 in 2015. There has also been a huge increase in the number of Chicagoans who…

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Outrageous Chicago Gun Range Rules Revealed

Outrageous Chicago Gun Range Rules Revealed

$4000 license fee paid every two years by the range. The Police Commissioner may deny a license for a facility if there’s been “a substantial number of arrests” within 500 feet of the facility. He may also deny a license that “would have a deleterious impact on the health, safety or welfare of the community…

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Chicago's Anti-Gun Outgoing Mayor Wants Armed Bodyguards

Chicago’s Anti-Gun Outgoing Mayor Wants Armed Bodyguards

Bodyguard brouhaha? Sneed has learned Mayor Daley is requesting a retinue of at least three — around the clock — Chicago Police bodyguards from his mayoral security detail to accompany him into the private sector! Sneed also hears whispers Mayor Daley, who retires May 16, wants two vehicles at his disposal; one for himself — and one…

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