The Armed Citizen

The Armed Citizen® January 24, 2022

An Oceanside, Calif., resident was allegedly confronted by a group of six people breaking into his home Nov. 10, 2021. The resident was able to retrieve his own firearm and shoot at the invaders, striking at least one of the men. The intruders returned fire before fleeing the scene.

Illinois County’s Anti-Second Amendment Taxes Ruled Unconstitutional

In a victory for the Second Amendment and the citizens of Illinois, the state’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled that two taxes Cook County had devised are unconstitutional.

Wait Times Are Another Reason Why Constitutional Carry Matters

In this new COVID-19 era, wait times for concealed-carry permits are getting unreasonably long.

Are Concealed-Carry Applications Being Slowed on Purpose?

Reports from around the country reveal that a number of state and local agencies are not approving concealed-carry permit applications in a timely fashion.

Chicago’s Mayhem isn’t the Fault of Legal Gun Owners

2020 has seen a sharp increase in Chicago violence.

Applications for Pistol Permits Are Up 500% Outside Chicago!

In difficult times, we fall back on basic principles. The basics begin with safety for ourselves and our loved ones. This is why gun sales are surging.

Illinois State Police Implementing Automated Phone System to Address Long Waits for Firearms Licenses

Licensing requirements and long waits are frustrating Illinois gun owners

Gun Stolen 50 Years Ago Recovered During Traffic Stop

Police arrested two men in the Chicago suburbs after a traffic stop and vehicle search revealed a stolen gun from 1969 that was apparently in their possession.

Felon Legally Changes his Name, allegedly Lies on Background Check, Gets 15 guns

Granted FOID approval, felon’s application apparently Okayed.

More Professionals and Women Contribute to Rising Demand for Gun Permits in Chicago

The Windy City is seeing an increase in FOID applications among different populations.

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