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Illinois State Police, State’s Attorney Clash on Concealed Carry Enforcement

No reaction yet from Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons after state law enforcers release a statement, saying they will continue enforcing the state’s current concealed carry law.


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Madison County State’s Attorney Will No Longer Enforce Concealed Carry Ban

“Continuing to criminally charge citizens for conduct that is constitutionally protected and for which charges would, ultimately, be dismissed, would be unconscionable and a terrible waste of judicial resources.”


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Illinois Has Backlog For Firearm Owner Permits

Illinois State Police received more than 28,600 applications for FOID cards during April.


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Illinois FOID Card Under Fire

The firearm owners’ identification card is what McCann calls a compromise from a previous General Assembly. He also calls it redundant and unconstitutional.


Gov. Quinn Bars Disclosure of Gun Permit Holder Info

FOID card information deemed not accessible under Illinois’ Freedom of Information guidelines.


Registered Illinois Gun Owners Win One

“I think there’s a real concern among people who own guns…”


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Gun Owner Registry to Remain Private in Ill.

Peoria judge issues ruling


Own a Gun? If you Live in Illinois Everyone Might Know

The Illinois attorney general says state police should release the name of everyone in the state who is authorized to own a gun.


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