Mayor proposes more jail time for gun violations

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel sent a proposal to the city council today that would have criminals serve six months of jail time for certain gun violations instead of three.
Emanuel also said he favors President Obama’s plan outlined yesterday, part of which calls for limiting the number of bullets in a gun clip.
Other parts of the ordinance Emanuel is proposing includes jail time for those who fail to report their guns are lost, stolen or transferred to a new owner.
The mayor said he doesn’t want to wait for federal action on the president’s proposals.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.