Blue Force Gear Quote of the Day: Too Violent for Chicago

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“(W)ith all due respect to anyone in this type of situation if anyone ever comes through the front door with an automatic rifle, they’re not going to be able to…

Blue Force Gear Quote of the Day: Chicago’s Law Enforcement Culture is Broken

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“The weapons charges are flat. Almost everything else except weapons takes precedence. To me, that’s a cultural thing we need to overcome.” – Anonymous ATF agent in THE WATCHDOGS: Despite…

Chicago Vigil for Gang-Banger Sees One Dead, One Critical, and One Shot in Butt

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If it weren’t for generations of gun control imposed upon Chicago residents, they might more fully embrace the live-saving benefits of conventional, law-abiding firearm ownership.  Instead, among the good guys…

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Chicago: Three Big Reasons Why Murder City, USA Is So Unsafe

Chicago is not safe. Violent crime in the Windy City is up sharply, as is all crime across the board in America’s second largest city. HeyJackass.com does an admirable job of tracking the…

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Defensive Gun Use Of The Day: Clerk Revokes Perp’s Parole – Permanently

Demarcus Brandon doesn’t have to worry about checking in with his parole officer any more. The convicted violent felon was released last July after serving less than half of a…

It Should Have Been A DGU: Chicago Southsider Edition

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It was after 3:30 a.m. when the burglar alarm went off at Mark Hayes’ far south Chicago home. Waking up to investigate the commotion, he was barefoot and unarmed when…

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Chicago Cop Shoots Dog. And Fellow Officer. At the Same Time.

What was that about “know your target?” “An on-duty Chicago police officer was shot in the leg Monday night when a police officer fired at a charging dog in the…

Another day, another crime-infested urban area, another gun buyback. “Organized by the city, the CPD’s Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy and several faith- and community-based non-violence groups, the Gun Turn-In event will be held simultaneously at 23 churches between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m,” huffingtonpost.com reports. “Firearms can be turned in for a $100 MasterCard gift card, and replica and BB-guns will be accepted in exchange for a $10 gift card.” Just in case you thought the initiative was anti-crime not anti-gun, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy puts the program into perspective: “There’s way too many guns in the state of Illinois.” Alternatively, not enough. Anyway, Windy City entrepreneurs looking for a tidy profit might want to snap-up a couple of hundred $2.95 Super Cap Guns from Amazon. If the gun grabbers balk, remind them that no questions asked means no questions asked.

Chicago Gun Buyback Will Do Sweet FA About Gun Crime

Another day, another crime-infested urban area, another gun buyback. “Organized by the city, the CPD’s Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy and several faith- and community-based non-violence groups, the Gun Turn-In event will…

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Saturday Evening Post: Really, REALLY Late Edition – Chicago

Again, apologies for our site outage. Talk about frustrating – our site went down not because of anything we did or our hosting company. Nope, we were caught in the…

Chicago: 5 1/2 Months to Process Gun Permits

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Imagine if we were talking about the right to vote. Liberals would be up in arms (almost) if the City of Chicago created laws designed to make it as difficult…

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U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Chicago’s Handgun Ban

The decision has just been handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court, reaffirming your right to own a gun in all 50 states. This is a game-changer, folks. In a 5…

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