06/29/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Legislature Backs Daley's Effort To Crack Down On Gun Violence

Mayor Daley's gun control proposals are frequently shot down by the General Assembly, but he won a rare victory Wednesday.

The Illinois Senate unanimously agreed to require those convicted of unlawful use of a weapon to serve one to three years in prison if the offender was carrying a loaded weapon with no valid Firearms Owners Identification card.

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