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Illinois Concealed Carry News

Gun Rights Lobbyists Won't Be Happy Until They Can Pack Heat In A Library

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

As the first crop of Illinois gun owners receive concealed carry permits this week, the state's gun rights lobbyists are already vowing to push the la...

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 ...

House's Concealed Carry Bill Defeated In Senate Committee

Posted 05.29.2013 | Chicago

The Democratic-controlled Illinois Senate shot down a concealed carry bill that passed in the House last week and advanced their own revised version i...

Concealed Carry Bill Opposed By Governor Approved In House Vote

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 07.24.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gun owners could carry concealed weapons in Illinois, the last state in the nation to prohibit it, under legislation that sw...

New Concealed Carry Compromise Bill Emerges In House

Belleville News-Democrat | Brian Brueggemann | Posted 07.23.2013 | Chicago

UPDATE: The bill was approved by the House Judiciary Committee in a 13-3 vote Thursday. It will next be considered in a full House vote that could tak...

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...