Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 21 05/24/2013
Illinois: Concealed Carry Bill with Statewide Preemption Passes House
Today, Senate Bill 2193 passed the Illinois House of Representatives with House Amendments 1 and 2 in a vote of 85-30. This legislation was introduced to comply with a ruling of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruling on December 11, 2012 that invalidated Illinois’ total ban on carrying firearms for self-defense.
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