Check out this U.S. veteran as he takes on supporters of stricter gun control at a public forum on the issue over the weekend in Chicago. The city has some of the strictest gun laws in the nation.

"The threat of tyranny today is no less than the

turn of the century in 1900, or 1800, or 1700," he said to a stirring ovation.

It's not the first time in recent weeks that a veteran has made headlines for defending gun rights.