Illinois Legislature Votes to Recognize Right to Self-Defense and Overrides Governor Quinn’s Veto of Concealed Carry Bill Today

| July 9, 2013

Illinois Legislature Votes to Recognize Right to Self-Defense and Overrides Governor Quinn’s Veto of Concealed Carry Bill Today

Today, on the court-ordered deadline for Illinois to enact a concealed carry law, both chambers of the Illinois Legislature voted to override the Amendatory Veto by Governor Pat Quinn (D) on House Bill 183 that he issued last week.  The provisions of House Bill 183 are now in effect, and Illinois finally joins the rest of the nation in recognizing the inherent right to self-defense of its residents.  The Illinois State Police have 180 days to develop a system to issue concealed carry permits to Illinois residents.

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