An IL federal district court judge has denied that state’s motion to dismiss a legal challenge by the Second Amendment Foundation of restrictions on the possession of firearms for personal protection.
While all of the gun bills, both good and bad, are still under consideration, the only one that might be called will be SB433, the suppressor bill.
Mark this important date on your calendar now. If you need to reserve a vacation day before the end of the year – DO IT NOW!
I know it is the season to be jolly, but we need to be sure not everyone is jolly. I’m thinking of the scammers, burglars and internet thieves in particular.
Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day is Wednesday April 5, 2017 at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Illinios.
IL state Representative Kathleen Willis filed House Amendment 8 to House Bill 1016, another anti-gun amendment that seeks to over-regulate gun dealers & could potentially force gun stores to close…
Deputies were called to a house on the 3000 block of Country Lane for a report of a burglary in progress about 4 a.m…
On Saturday, October 15, the ISRA Black Powder Championship was held at our Range in Bonfield. Participation was up more that 100% from last year.
The ISRA PACs for state and federal elections released their combined 2016 Sportsman’s Election Guide to ISRA Members.
The ISRA will be holding a special town hall meeting in advance of the General Elections. You need to be there to be briefed on issues important to Illinois firearm owners…..
Last week saw the West Chicago pull their prohibitive zoning language from consideration on the day of the Planning Commission hearing…..
The killer in the Cascade Mall shooting was a Turkish alien who tried to purchase a handgun and asked if there was any way he could avoid the background check…..
Last weekend I attended the Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) in Tampa, Florida. I am pleased to report the Illinois State Rifle Association has…..
Two men armed with handguns walked into the store, demanded cash and restrained the employees with zip ties.
Last weekend, the Illinois State Rifle Association held the Illinois Smallbore (.22 Long Rifle) Championships.
Several days ago, we alerted you to the scheduling of a gun control rally by the Bloomberg Moms. The rally was to be held tonight at a public library on Chicago’s north side.
Help stand up for your gun rights by attending the Gun Control Recruitment Rally being held by Bloomberg Moms at Chicago’s Wicker Park next week.
This Saturday and Sunday at the ISRA Range, the Illinois State Rifle Association will hold its 80th Smallbore Championship, which is quite a feat…..
Today is the unofficial start of Fall. Dove season starts today and the rest of upland game season; waterfowl and deer season will soon follow…..
It is hard to believe this is the last Thursday Bulletin (TB) for August, 2016. September is about to explode upon us and with it, the last few furlongs of the 2016 Presidential race…..
We have been watching another American city, Milwaukee, set to the torch because of civil unrest. The problems in Milwaukee are not different than those in other major cities, the causes of which…..
The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) today announced that its lobbying team has spent last week at the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) annual Legislative Summit, being…..
The FBI reports a new record of 2,197,169 NICS checks for the month of July. This is up 27.9% from July, 2015. From the looks of how the 2016 General Election is going, I would think NICS…..
I am pleased to announce the ISRA has won the Whistler Boy Team Match at the National Championships at Camp Perry, Ohio.
The Republican Convention is over and the fact that Donald Trump is the nominee is old news. More interesting is the media inducted uproar prior to the convention over Ohioan’s exercising their…..