Gun Laws Reporter Finds Carrying A Gun Carries Weighty Responsibility By Jaclyn Driscoll • Apr 26, 2018 Jaclyn Driscoll In the wake of mass shootings comes the debate around gun laws. This week, I explore a different angle: the personal responsibility of carrying a firearm. More Gun Legislation Filed At Illinois State Capitol By Jaclyn Driscoll • Feb 21, 2018 WUIS/Illinois Issues Another state lawmaker is targeting weapons like the AR-15, a popular semiautomatic rifle used in the recent Florida school shooting. Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, filed a bill that would ban "assault weapons." Proposal To See Convicted Animal Abusers Lose Gun Rights By Jaclyn Driscoll • Nov 26, 2017 Under federal and state law, anyone convicted of domestic violence loses their right to legally own a gun, but there’s a push to also see that penalty extended to anyone convicted of animal abuse.