Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is widely expected to insert changes to the bill allowing guns to be carried in public in an effort to try to put in place stricter regulations.
While Quinn would not say what he plans to do with the concealed carry measure, sponsoring Rep. Brandon Phelps said the governor’s office told him that Quinn would rewrite the proposal using his veto powers.
Quinn is a staunch gun-control advocate who has decried the federal appellate court decision that struck down Illinois’ long-standing concealed carry ban. The ruling forced lawmakers to strike a compromise to set up rules on who can carry guns and where before a court-ordered deadline expired and left a lack of regulation on the books.
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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is widely expected to insert changes to the bill allowing…
by Personal Defense World / Jul 2, 2013