Emanuel’s gun proposal harks back to Richard J. Daley

The Huffington Post, February 13, 2012 — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Illinois should have a statewide gun registry. As the Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times reported, his plan is likely to run into much resistance. Emanuel’s idea isn’t new… Read my blog post for the Huffington Post.  Photo by Augustas Didžgalvis/Wikipedia

Showdown over guns

This article by Robert Loerzel originally appeared in Illinois Issues magazine’s November 2008 issue. Ever since the Founding Fathers wrote the Second Amendment, Americans have been arguing about what it means. Does it give every citizen the right to own guns? Or is it just about the need for a militia? Illinois has often been… Continue reading Showdown over guns