Los Angeles Times

Firearm tax

Becky DeaKyne, left, with a photo of her slain son Leon, Siu Moy with a photo of her slain son Francisco Valencia and Camellia Williams, with photos of unsolved murder case victims, listen in as Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle talks about the county's $25 tax on firearm purchases. Preckwinkle held the press conference with gun victims' families, gun safety advocates and members of clergy at St. Pius Church in Chicago.Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune