Illinois: Proposed Statewide Shall-Issue Right to Carry Legislation Jeopardized

| April 22, 2013

Illinois: Proposed Statewide Shall-Issue Right to Carry Legislation Jeopardized

Recently, some Republican and Democratic Senators have begun to discuss and consider exempting Chicago and Cook County from the “shall-issue” portion of the concealed carry law that a federal court has ordered be adopted by June 9.  Such an exemption would allow Chicago and Cook County authorities to deny a concealed carry permit to an applicant even if that person meets all of the statutory requirements.  The rest of the state, however, would be required under law to grant concealed carry permits to anyone who meets the requirements.

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Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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