The 20+ is how many were shot in Chicago celebrating the 4th of July. Mostly the usual idea:
gunfire was exchanged between cars (iow gangs)And the weekend's just started. But Rahm and Quinn think it's more important to keep honorably discharged veterans w/ no criminal record disarmed than deal w/ violent gangs. 193 people have filed suit against the state for denial of a CCW license and no explanation.
arguing with at least two people in a van (iow gang/drug)
Someone in a passing car opened fire (iow gang)
the shooter opened fire from inside a passing car (iow gang)
described the shooting as a drive-by (iow gang)
the man was throwing gang signs
After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his application for a concealed carry license.
Due process. Just one more element of the BOR oppose to try and keep lawful citizens disarmed.Thomas, a former Air Force reservist who said he routinely carried a gun during military service and has never had a run-in with the law, is one of more than 800 people who have been denied licenses by the board, which meets behind closed doors and keeps its records and reasoning secret, even from applicants who are denied.