Right to Bear Arms

Cook County gun sales spike during COVID-19 pandemic, data shows

by Chuck Goudie and Barb Markoff, Christine Tressel, Ross Weidner and Jonathan Fagg
ABC 7 News in Chicago

“We’re tracking that number, maybe a little bit ahead of that number, in terms of growth. It’s doesn’t surprise me at all. We’ve had in the last 12 months times of great uncertainty and in uncertain times reasonable people will take measures to protect themselves and their families,” said Dan Eldridge, the owner of Maxon Shooter’s Supplies & Indoor Gun Range in Des Plaines according to ABC7 Eyewitness News in Chicago.  

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Dwarfing all other states, FBI data show Illinois had 4.6 million background checks for guns in first seven months

by Greg Bishop
The Center Square

Illinois leads the nation in illegal gun crime so, naturally law-abiding citizens find the greatest need to prepare to defend themselves.  Thus, the state leads the way in legal firearm checks.

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Thomas, Kavanaugh lament ‘decade-long failure to protect the Second Amendment’

by Tyler Olson
Fox News

“Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Brett Kavanagh on Monday admonished their fellow justices for letting Second Amendment cases languish in the lower courts in a dissent to the tribunal’s decision not to take up a gun rights case.  The last major Supreme Court cases to decide gun rights issues were McDonald v. Chicago and D.C. v. Heller, both of which came out more than a decade ago,” according to Fox News.

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