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Concealed Carry in Illinois

Judge Tosses Bid For Hastened Concealed Carry Law

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 09.28.2013 | Chicago

ST. LOUIS — Gun-rights advocates who failed to sway a federal judge into letting Illinois residents immediately tote firearms in public under th...

What's Next For Concealed Carry In Illinois

Posted 07.10.2013 | Chicago

Gun rights supporters notched a victory Tuesday after Illinois lawmakers shot down Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of concealed carry legislation on the same da...

Illinois Enacts Nation's Final Concealed Gun Law

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 09.08.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The last holdout on allowing the public possession of concealed guns, Illinois joined the rest of the nation Tuesday as lawmakers...

State Legislature Overrides Governor's Veto, OKs Concealed Carry

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 09.08.2013 | Chicago

The Illinois Senate has joined the House in overriding Gov. Pat Quinn's changes to the state's concealed carry bill and approved the same legislation ...

Showdown On Nation's Last-Standing Concealed Carry Ban Looms

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 07.09.2013 | Chicago

The day is almost upon Illinois. After a lengthy and heated battle in courts and at the statehouse, Tuesday marks the state's court-mandated deadli...

Gov. Quinn Wants Appeal Of Court's Concealed Carry Ruling

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.13.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Pat Quinn said Wednesday that he wants the Illinois attorney general to appeal a federal court ruling that the state's ...

Illinois' Request For Reconsidered Gun Ban Ruling Shot Down In Court

AP | SARA BURNETT and DON BABWIN | Posted 02.22.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- A federal appeals court on Friday narrowly rejected Illinois' request to reconsider a ruling that found the state's concealed carry weapons...

Madigan Seeks New Hearing On Illinois Concealed Carry Law

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 03.10.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois' attorney general on Tuesday asked the entire 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review a lawsuit challenging the state's b...

City Will Fight Concealed Carry Ruling

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 02.12.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Facing a climbing homicide rate, Chicago is poised for another fight over handguns – just two years after the last one. When th...

Battle's Just Begun Over Court's Concealed Carry Ruling

AP | DON BABWIN and SARA BURNETT | Posted 02.11.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Backers of Illinois' ban on concealed weapons vowed Wednesday to fight for continued controls on gun possession, a day after a federal...