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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Author and lawyer Tom Diaz speaks about gun safety Thursday night in the Owen L. Coon Forum. Diaz appeared in a panel discussion with state Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) moderated by state Sen. Dan Kotoski (D-Park Ridge).

Politicians, activists call for action on gun control

September 26, 2013

As Shannon Watts began to speak Thursday night about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, her voice cracked and her eyes filled with tears. The Indiana woman described how furious she was to hear...

NCDC panel examines local gun control laws

March 7, 2013

Pro-gun control panelists and Northwestern students held a debate Thursday evening, discussing potential changes to current gun control laws and working at the state level to discuss gun violence. As...

In Focus: Evanston looks to curb gun violence after 3 slain in 2012

In Focus: Evanston looks to curb gun violence after 3 slain in 2012

January 28, 2013

Carolyn Murray has worked to strengthen gun control in Evanston for six years. But city efforts to curb Evanston street violence — which claimed three young lives in 90 days in the fall — came too...

Cook County 2013 budget includes proposed tax on bullets, guns

Cook County 2013 budget includes proposed tax on bullets, guns

October 23, 2012

Cook County board president Toni Preckwinkle proposed a county tax on guns and bullets as part of the 2013 budget Thursday. The tax would charge an additional five cents for every bullet sold and an...

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