The bill has drawn national attention for its attempts at nullifying federal gun laws in the state and even making it a crime for federal authorities to enforce them.
“I’ve also said clearly that I don’t think that the Republican Party should be to the point of defining a good Republican, a bad Republican because of abortion, gay rights or guns.”
“Initially it was a little shock for some [parents] but it’s been pretty well-received,” Principal Aaron Sydow says. “More schools should take advantage of it. That’s exactly what I would say.”
37-year-old Cheryl Darlene Dudley of St. Peters is charged with seven counts of endangering the welfare of a child, along with one count of child abuse.
Illinois Democrat says he’ll introduce legislation this week.
State Sen. Dan Kotowski (D-Park Ridge) says negotiations leading to the week-old concealed-carry law in Illinois left religious groups out.
“I do think we should revisit the issue of alcohol and guns,” he said. “You don’t want someone with a weapon loaded who’s drinking too much.”
Adam Shepard joined the show and decided to chuck it all and travel the world. Rev. Rodney Francis joined the show to discuss his “Toy Gun Buy Back Initiative”.
For days, Quinn has been pushing for alterations to a bill that would end Illinois’ status as the last state in the nation to ban the concealed carry of weapons in public.
“If the folks in St. Louis feel that a gun docket would help them lowering crime and improving the life of residents then that’s something that is their prerogative.”