Concealed Carry

Concealed Carry
12:20 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

WIU Tweaks Gun Policy

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State law requires all public and private schools across all levels of education report when a student is determined to pose a clear and present danger within 24 hours. Western Illinois University is updating its gun policy to better reflect that stipulation.

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Illinois Gun Law
1:55 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

ISP Ready for Concealed Carry Applications

Illinois State Police said the agency is ready to begin processing applications from residents who want to carry concealed weapons.

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New Illinois Law
5:59 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Concealed Carry & Assault Weapons


It could be months before anyone can actually bring a gun outside the home in Illinois under the state’s new concealed carry law.

But a separate provision of the law has already taken effect.  Beginning this weekend, communities will no longer have the ability to enact restrictions on assault weapons.

The law legislators passed for July 9 gave communities ten days to place local limits on the sale, possession, and transport of so-called “assault weapons.” 

Nicole Chen called that “ludicrous” and a decision that shouldn’t be left to the state.

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Dissatisfied with Concealed Carry Law
2:50 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Gun Group Takes Legal Action Against Illinois

The Illinois State Rifle Association said the concealed carry law approved by Illinois lawmakers Tuesday is not good enough.

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Quinn Wants More Restrictions
12:17 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Amendatory Veto to Concealed Carry

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn vetoed legislation that would allow concealed carry in the state.

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