Pols miss the point on concealed carry

| July 10, 2013

Pols miss the point on concealed carry

The headline on last Sunday’s Chicago Tribune was stark and arresting: “A thousand shootings.” That’s what Chicago experienced in the first six months of 2013. It works out to more than five a day.So what crime issue got Gov. Pat Quinn worked up last week? The danger posed by Illinoisans holding state permits to carry concealed firearms. “My foremost duty as governor is to keep the people of Illinois safe,” he said in issuing an amendatory veto of a bill to legalize concealed carry in the last state without it.

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