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Is Illinois On The Road To Constitutional Carry?

This is a pretty big deal. 103 cases dismissed so far after gun laws were ruled unconstitutional in IL. From Fox 32 News Chicago, interviewing a Chicago Police Spokesperson: “It would not be prudent for citizens to carry loaded firearms in public, whether they possess a valid Firearm Owners ID card or not. As for whether these cases would result in criminal charges…I would only say that we would evaluate any individual incident on a …

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IL Legislature Overrides CCW Veto!

And then there were none! Some months ago a federal judge ruled that Illinois’ complete ban on concealed carry was unconstitutional, and gave them 180 days to pass the law and setup a concealed carry program in the state. Following this process from start to finish has been interesting. First there was all kinds of drama about may issue or shall issue wording in the law, but finally it passed both houses with shall issue …

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IL House Passes Shall Issue Concealed Carry

Illinois is the last state in the union that does not have some form of concealed carry on the books. Recently a decision by the 7th circuit ruled that the state had 180 days to pass some a concealed carry law, or all of their current laws banning concealed carry would no longer be enforceable, and constitutional carry would become the law of the land. As expected, there are many elected officials in Illinois who …

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Illinois Concealed Carry Ban Struck Down!

Today, a federal court Judge struck down Illinois ban on concealed carry, and ruled that the state has 180 days to draft legislation allowing concealed carry! This is big news, as Illinois was the last hold out, with all of the other 49 states allowing some sort of concealed carry. Fox News Article on Illinois Concealed Carry You may remember that it was just a couple years ago that Chicago’s handgun ban was struck down …

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