Tag Archive: Illinois

Apr 04

Newly Introduced Legislation Would End Federal Pot Prohibition – High Times

In Trump’s (and Jeff Sessions’) new America, rational marijuana policy isn’t something we thought we would see. And while we still may not see it, members of the House and Senate are doing what they can to change that.On Thursday, Democratic Senator Ron Wyden and Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Jared Polis introduced a bill that …

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Mar 09

Oak Lawn, city’s Southeast Side lead county in concealed carry permits – Chicago Tribune

Let burglars and bandits beware the city’s Southeast Side, where residents had the most active concealed carry permits in the city through the beginning of the year.In Cook County, southwest suburban Oak Lawn leads all in total number, according to data from the Illinois State Police that lists total permits by ZIP code.About 685 residents …

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Dec 27

Illinois Resolution Seeks Seizure of Privately Owned Weapons

A resolution recently introduced in the Illinois state legislature threatens the natural and fundamental right of citizens of that state to keep and bear arms. The non-binding measure — House Resolution 855  — would urge “the courts, especially the U.S. Supreme Court, to adhere to the clear wording of the Second Amendment being a right …

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Jul 16

Illinois Family Action » Senate Democrats Unsure If Religious Schools Should Have Religious Liberty

On Wednesday, in lieu of the Supreme Court’s recent decision on gay marriage, Democratic Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, was asked about revoking the tax status of religious schools. He and other Senate Democrats claim to be undecided on the matter.“There’s no question this was an historic decision,” said Durbin, “and now we’re going to …

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Jun 29

Illinois County Bans Electronic Cigarettes | NBC Chicago

Electronic cigarettes will be prohibited in almost all Ogle County public and work places starting July 1.The Dixon Telegraph reports that the county’s director of health education and emergency preparedness said in a Wednesday news release that the ban was motivated by an increase in young people using e-cigarettes.Video Shows Officers Using Stun Gun on …

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Dec 14

Illinois Tea Party to Illinois Congressmen: ‘Defend the Constitution’ – Illinois Review

At least one Illinois Tea Party leader is disappointed with the Republican members of Illinois’ congressional delegation who, as a whole, voted for the $1.1 trillion budget bill this week. Illinois Tea Party’s CEO Denise Cattoni released the message to the GOP U.S. House members via an email to Tea Party supporters: Illinois Tea Party …

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Jul 14

» Homeland Security, Feds Swarm Small Town in Bizarre Unannounced Show of Force Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind!

Residents of Livingston, IL., population 850, were shocked to see agents from Homeland Security, the US Customs and Border Patrol and local police agencies swarm a field belonging to a grade school yesterday, with one local telling news channel KTVI, “When all the armored trucks started showing up and everything it made me kind of …

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Sep 24

Quinn: I’d Consider Using National Guard, State Police To Help Chicago « CBS Chicago

CBS – Gov. Pat Quinn says he would consider using state resources to help combat Chicago street violence, but only if city officials want the assistance.Speaking about this week’s mass shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, Quinn says he’s open to talking with Mayor Emanuel and Police Supt. Gary McCarthy about supplementing Chicago …

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Aug 24

Illinois Offering $9-An-Hour Jobs To Have Workers Sign People Up For ‘Obamacare’ « CBS DC

CHICAGO — Working on a tight timeframe, Illinois is building an 800-person army of temporary workers to help people sign up for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The “in-person counselor” jobs, located in every corner of the state, range from a $9-an-hour part-time evening job in Clinton County to a $45,000-a-year project …

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Aug 06

» Illinois Moves to Confiscate Firearms Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind!

Police in Cook County, Illinois are demonstrating that, contrary to gun control proponents’ reassurances, a gun registry does eventually and inevitably lead to confiscation.Via Wikimedia CommonsVia Wikimedia CommonsLast week, the Chicago Sun-Times reported that the Cook County Sheriff’s office has formed a special task force assigned to seek out Cook County suburb residents whose Firearm …

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