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Federal appeals court tosses state
ban on carrying concealed weapons

Chicago Sun-Times, by Dave McKinney

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Posted By:SourKraut, 12/11/2012 2:48:21 PM

SPRINGFIELD-In a huge win for gun-rights groups, a federal appeals court in Chicago Tuesday tossed the state´s ban on carrying concealed weapons and gave Illinois´ Legislature 180 days to craft a law legalizing concealed carry. "The debate is over. We won. And there will be a statewide carry law in 2013," said Todd Vandermyde, a lobbyist for the National Rifle Association.
Headline corrected and Link repaired by staff.

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Jodge Posner gets it right.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SourKraut, 12/11/2012 2:59:42 PM     (No. 9060055)

that´s ´Judge´ Posner

sorry....

SK

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 12/11/2012 3:00:54 PM     (No. 9060056)

I can hear the howling already...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 12/11/2012 3:04:15 PM     (No. 9060058)

Just like NYC, wait until you see how many "requirements" have to be fulfilled before you get said license. Leftists never run out of red tape...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Southern Oracle, 12/11/2012 3:15:20 PM     (No. 9060073)

So get your CC permit downstate. Carry in Cook County.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/11/2012 3:16:16 PM     (No. 9060075)

FTA: “Those people have a gun now. They’ve just been made criminals because they can’t legally have it. And the gang-bangers and thugs are gonna have a gun regardless,” he said.

>>> Interesting... as I was about to post this "FTA", the above quote is no longer in the article - it appears to have been removed just after I copied it.

But it´s clear that Mr. Brookins (?) who is quoted above, appears to have woken up and smelled the espresso.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: texasguy, 12/11/2012 3:16:59 PM     (No. 9060077)

Congratulations, Illinois. Welcome back to America.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SourKraut, 12/11/2012 3:17:00 PM     (No. 9060079)

Pike (west-central) County and a couple other countys´ States Attorneys have already stated they will NOT prosecute violations of the state law.

Pike had a referendum on this last spring.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: KansasWind, 12/11/2012 3:18:31 PM     (No. 9060080)

Watch the Illinois legislature make it prohibitively expensive to have a concealed weapons permit.


Late breaking news: Mayor Bloomberg has entered into a debilitating pout over this ruling, because he knows liberalized concealed weapon permits are coming to his city.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/11/2012 3:31:31 PM     (No. 9060097)

The Land of Lincoln is still the Land of Corruption! This will be laden with so much paperwork it will be totally non-workable.

Hey Judge, can you, at the same time, limit the states paperwork to a 2 minute exercise, then permit must be issues on the spot (after a 10 second background check)!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Northcross, 12/11/2012 3:32:06 PM     (No. 9060099)

So now the law abiding citizens will have the same rights as the thugs. Sounds good to me.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Clinger, 12/11/2012 3:44:27 PM     (No. 9060112)

Thanks #6, glad to be on board. I just can´t wait to see what a "reasonable limitation" happens to be.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: rmsimms, 12/11/2012 3:49:52 PM     (No. 9060123)

This is something I´d never thought I would live to see. Of course Madigan & co. will be out for revenge with another attempt at a AWB next session, but that´s another battle.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 12/11/2012 4:37:02 PM     (No. 9060208)

They already carry concealed in Chicago. They don´t need no stinking badges!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: youngtexan, 12/11/2012 5:15:22 PM     (No. 9060271)

Watch for Obama to get involved with this.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: krause, 12/11/2012 5:31:47 PM     (No. 9060292)

´An armed society is a polite society.´

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Reply 16 - Posted by: dvc, 12/11/2012 7:19:23 PM     (No. 9060458)

It will be arbitrary "may issue", not objective criteria "shall issue" and will probably cost a fortune. Or maybe put it theoretically on the books and just NEVER issue any.

Look at Hawaii. Theoretically, CCW permits are available. NONE are EVER issued as a matter of policy. If you want one, tough.

Look at NYC. NY state CCW permits are not valid there, and it takes a bribe of about $5-10K (reports vary, no recent reports) to get one unless you are a celebrity or friend of some power player.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/11/2012 7:46:51 PM     (No. 9060497)

Great news!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: rmsimms, 12/11/2012 9:28:35 PM     (No. 9060606)

#16, that is certainly what they will try to do...but they have a problem. They either have to pass a CCW Bill, or in 181 days Constitutional Carry becomes legal in IL. Most likely the anti´s lack the votes to pass their version of a CCW Bill, so pro-gun forces have leverage to get a better Bill than they otherwise would expect to get. The Democrats, for once, will be the ones that have to compromise.

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