Oak Park -- Gov. Pat Quinn says
he'll make a decision on whether to sign a concealed carry bill "very
Illinois faces a July 9 deadline
to legalize carry of weapons after a federal appeals court found Illinois' ban
unconstitutional. But Quinn has given few hints about what he'll do, even after
lawmakers asked him to make a decision quickly to they can plan next steps.
Quinn could veto the measure which
outlines who can carry. Quinn declined to give details Monday after signing a
school safety bill. He says a decision is "imminent."
Experts argue about what happens if Illinois doesn't have
laws in place by the deadline. Gun-rights advocates say it would mean any gun
could be carried anywhere. Others say it would allow local municipalities to
adopt carry laws.
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