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Illinois Concealed Weapons

As Gunmen Continue to Terrorize Our Public Places, the Courts Continue to Weaken Our Gun Laws

Brian Levin | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Brian Levin

Must we treat the Constitution, and its Second Amendment, as static and sacrosanct, as the bloodshed spirals onward? From a historical perspective, the answer is no.

John Rudolf

Court Strikes Down Nation's Last Standing Concealed Carry Ban | John Rudolf | Posted 12.11.2012 | Chicago

Gun-rights advocates claimed a major victory on Tuesday when a federal appeals court in Illinois struck down the state's ban on carrying concealed fir...

Voters Want A Shot At Conceal And Carry In Illinois

Posted 11.04.2012 | Chicago

Illinois is the only state in the U.S. to have an all-out ban on concealed weapons, but voters in nine, mostly rural, counties hope to see that change...

Concealed Carry Bill Defeated In Illinois House

Posted 07.05.2011 | Chicago

Story updated at 4:25 p.m. CT After months of heated debate, the Illinois House voted against a concealed carry measure Thursday. The bill rece...

Quinn Vows To Veto Concealed Carry Bill

Posted 07.03.2011 | Chicago

In March, gun rights supporters and politicians seemed pretty confident that Illinois would have a concealed carry law on the books soon. On Tuesday, ...

Concealed Carry In Illinois? Lawmakers Say It Could Happen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While Chicago-area lawmakers continue to push for tough gun laws, downstate politicians think they have the support needed to get a concealed carry me...

Legislator's Deal: Olympic Aid For Concealed Weapons

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An Illinois legislator is suggesting that Downstate lawmakers should get something in return for helping Chicago vie for the 2016 Olympics -- perhaps ...

Bill To Allow Concealed Weapons Rejected By Illinois Senate

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A committee of the Illinois Senate has rejected a proposal to give Illinoisans the right to carry concealed weapons. Senate Bill 1976 would allow cou...

State Panel In Favor Of Allowing Concealed Weapons

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- A state House panel is recommending that the General Assembly give Illinois residents the right to carry concealed weapons. ...