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In the Gun Legislation & Law Enforcement section you’ll find news reports and expert articles about the bills proposed regarding gun laws and the most up-to date news on the legislation affecting gun owners and law enforcement.
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Concealed carry legal in Ill. after lawmakers override veto

Illinois today became the last state in the country to legalize the concealed carry of guns - Full Story

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9 dead, dozens wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

Such continued violence underscores why the governor dramatically altered a gun bill that will end Illinois' last-in-the nation ban on carrying concealed firearms - Full Story

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Sheriffs under fire over gun control

Some critics say that stance against issue by some sheriffs is stifling debate over what violates, doesn't violate 2nd Amendment - Full Story

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Chicago prepares for new concealed carry gun law

As Gov. Pat Quinn mulls whether to sign off on eliminating the country's last concealed carry ban, the question in Chicago is whether it will matter - Full Story

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Hundreds get gun permits despite Conn. cops' rejection

Under Connecticut law, gun owners who want to carry a handgun outside their homes must file an application for a pistol permit with their local police chiefs, or first selectmen in towns that don't have a police force - Full Story

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Senator: Loosen Philly PD's requirements for concealed carry

City's residents currently must go to city PD for handgun permits; bill would allow them to go to suburban counties instead - Full Story

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Video: Man who killed cop's daughter filmed open carry argument

The 24-year-old got into multiple tense confrontations with police about the shotgun he carried with him - Full Story

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Free gun initiative begins in Houston neighborhood

Free gun initiative begins in Houston neighborhood

A Houston nonprofit is giving away free shotguns to single women and residents of neighborhoods with high crime rates - Full Story

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P1 Gun Control Survey: Top 10 reasons for gun violence P1 Community - The Question

P1 Gun Control Survey: Top 10 reasons for gun violence

One question in our survey didn't receive a landslide majority vote; in fact, it brought about hundreds of differing opinions - Full Story

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Video: 3D gun explodes in police trial

An Australian police commissioner blames the defect on a lack of standards i making the dangerous product - Full Story