Illinois: Legislature Under Pressure to Compromise on Shall-Issue Right to Carry Legislation

| May 7, 2013

Illinois: Legislature Under Pressure to Compromise on Shall-Issue Right to Carry Legislation

Legislators in both the state Senate and House are under extreme pressure to exempt Chicago and Cook County from any “shall-issue” mandate in the concealed carry law that a federal court has ordered to be adopted by June 9.  Any exemption for Chicago and Cook County could easily deny 40% of Illinois’ population “shall-issue” right to carry, and put gun owners state-wide at risk of felony prosecution if they happen to travel across Cook County or Chicago lines.  Please contact your state Senator and Representative TODAY and urge them to support equal right to carry laws for ALL Illinois residents.

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

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