Category Archives: guns

Illinois State Rifle Association Clears Up Laws Regarding Gun Ownership and Pot Use

The new year has brought legal weed to Illinois, and with it, plenty of questions. One of the state’s top gun lobbyists has set out to answer some of them.  On Tuesday, a day before the state’s new marijuana law took effect, the Illinois State Rifle Association posted a primer detailing the “difference between the […]

GOP Lawmaker Blames Latest Mass Shooting on Cannabis and Same-Sex Marriage

It’s an all-too-familiar pattern in American public life: when a mass shooting occurs, Republicans and conservatives strain to avoid talking about guns, instead offering up explanations and prescriptions that conveniently sidestep the millions of firearms in circulation. Following this weekend’s twin massacres in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, it was more of the same. […]