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Billy Bitting Jr., 11, handles a SIG Sauer SIG556 semi-automatic rifle during the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits April 14, 2012 at America's Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Gun Safety For Mo. 1st Graders

Gov. Jay Nixon signs bill encouraging NRA developed course.


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Illinois Lawmakers Poised to Override Quinn’s Gun Bill

For days, Quinn has been pushing for alterations to a bill that would end Illinois’ status as the last state in the nation to ban the concealed carry of weapons in public.


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Illinois Governor Expects ‘Showdown’ On Concealed Carry Bill

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he predicts a “showdown” over his proposed changes to a concealed carry bill.


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Quinn Changes Illinois Concealed Carry Legislation

The Democratic governor used his amendatory veto power to tweak the legislation sent to him after months of debate and negotiation over the measure.


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Ill. Gov. Quinn Expected To Sign Concealed Carry Law Today

A spokesperson for Quinn’s office will only say that he will “act in the interest of public safety” but the bill’s sponsor is concerned.



Illinois Governor Says Concealed Carry Decision is ‘Imminent’

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he will a make a decision whether to a sign a concealed carry bill soon, while the July 9 deadline to legalize the carry of weapons approaches.


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No Decision Yet on Concealed Carry Bill

Three weeks after the Illinois legislature gave the governor a bill allowing people to carry a concealed weapon, there’s no decision.


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Ill. Senators Want Gov. Quinn’s Gun Verdict

The plea signed by 23 Democrats, including Senate President John Cullerton, said Quinn should “make his intentions known” so lawmakers have time to react before a July 9 court-ordered deadline for implementing a plan.


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Madigan Seeks 2nd Delay on Illinois Gun Plan

The second 30-day extension would allow Madigan’s busy staff to continue researching the issues that could be part of a possible appeal.


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Tazewell County Prosecutor In Favor Of Concealed Carry

Tazewell County prosecutor Stewart Umholtz will not prosecute concealed carry.