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Let Freedom Ring! Illinois Enacts Nationís Final Concealed-Gun Law
Gateway Pundit ^ | 7-9-2013 | EdBigCon

Posted on 07/09/2013 1:46:00 PM PDT by servo1969

A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois became the last state in the nation to allow public possession of concealed guns as lawmakers rushed Tuesday to finalize a proposal ahead of a federal court’s deadline. Both chambers of the Legislature voted to override changes Gov. Pat Quinn made to the bill they approved more than a month ago. Even some critics of the law argued it was better to approve something rather than risk the courts allowing virtually unregulated concealed weapons in Chicago, which has endured severe gun violence in recent months. The Senate voted 41-17 in favor of the override Tuesday afternoon after the House voted 77-31, margins that met the three-fifths threshold needed to set aside the amendatory veto. Quinn had used his veto authority to suggest changes such as prohibiting guns in restaurants that serve alcohol and limiting gun-toting citizens to one firearm at a time.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; bitchslap; guncontrol; illinois; patquinn; pistolwhipped; quinn; secondamendment; teaparty; veto

1 posted on 07/09/2013 1:46:00 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969
Final?

God Forbid!

Until the unenfringed RIGHT to keep and bear arms is recognized and respected by all governments within these United States, we're not done.

2 posted on 07/09/2013 1:47:24 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: servo1969

Respectful silence.

Wait! Look out the window! Was that a pig I just saw flying?


3 posted on 07/09/2013 1:59:37 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Illinois gun control attempts don’t seem to be working out for Illinois and Chicago so well.


4 posted on 07/09/2013 2:04:34 PM PDT by Sasparilla
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To: servo1969
So sad for the ‘Mighty’ Quinn.
5 posted on 07/09/2013 2:16:42 PM PDT by JPG (Obama Does Egypt.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Yup. One thing to have it on paper, another for government and officials to recognize citizens can do it without harassing them and fining them and jailing them. Wisconsin has had such a history.


6 posted on 07/09/2013 2:17:21 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: servo1969

Well done, Illinoisans! It’s a long step foward.


7 posted on 07/09/2013 2:21:21 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: servo1969

Final? Probably 90% of the population of California cannot get a CA carry license. That goes for several other blue states as well with “may issue”, ie. corrupt, licensing systems.


8 posted on 07/09/2013 2:35:23 PM PDT by barefoot_hiker
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To: Springfield Reformer

9 posted on 07/09/2013 2:38:31 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: barefoot_hiker

It ain’t perfect but its a step forward.


10 posted on 07/09/2013 2:40:07 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: barefoot_hiker

Yep, but this is a “shall issue” state now. After 16 hours training, OK...but still....


11 posted on 07/09/2013 2:40:45 PM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: Vendome

LOL!


12 posted on 07/09/2013 2:41:19 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Standing Wolf

***UPDATE***

Governor irrelevant is now licking his wounds after an epic ass kicking by his OWN PARTY.

At a press conference today, he cried in his beer at his irrelevance, and again took a swipe at thee NRA, a group comprised of citizens that include people in Illinois OUTSIDE Chicago, which Mr. Quinn keeps forgetting even exsists south of I-80 or west of I-294.

“Members of the Illinois House could not even manage to pass follow-up legislation that included a few of the critical changes that I outlined last week, such as improved mental health reporting and the duty to immediately inform law enforcement officers of the possession of a loaded concealed weapon,” said Quinn. “Yet, despite my objections, members of the General Assembly surrendered to the National Rifle Association in the waning days of session and passed a flawed bill that allows people to carry guns in establishments that serve alcohol, and allows people to carry unlimited guns and unlimited high-capacity ammunition magazines.”

Governor irrelevant, who didn’t even send someone from his office to defend his changes before the house vote, is expected to be given a glass of warm milk and put for a nap.

Reports that he will be given remedial geography lessons to reveal the thousands of square miles of Illinois NOT in the city of Chicago; and remedial civics lessons to help him understand that palling around with Michael Pfleger and using kids as props at press conferences that only seem to be in Chicago these days are NOT effective substitutes for a governor that actually matters, could not be confirmed by his office.

A state police search team has been dispatched to locate Quinn’s lost relevance.


13 posted on 07/09/2013 2:43:22 PM PDT by VideoPaul
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To: servo1969; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ..

Lookee at what our neighbor is doing!

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


14 posted on 07/09/2013 2:57:16 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: VideoPaul
A state police search team has been dispatched to locate Quinn’s lost relevance.

The state police should probably save themselves all the time and trouble: Quinn's relevance doubtless vanished into the same black hole as the F, the B, and the I's.

15 posted on 07/09/2013 3:27:00 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: servo1969

I noted that the Illinois police now have six months to set up a system to issue. So that means that Illinois will finally get some gun liberty beginning on the 10th of January.

I noted also their estimate of 300,000 applications. There are some 12.9 million people in Illinois. I suspect the actual number will be around one million to start. Then two million, 3 million.


16 posted on 07/09/2013 4:17:48 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
I noted that the Illinois police now have six months to set up a system to issue. So that means that Illinois will finally get some gun liberty beginning on the 10th of January.

Maybe by then some ammo will be available . . .

17 posted on 07/09/2013 5:35:18 PM PDT by Petruchio (Democrats are like Slinkies... Not good for anything, but it's fun pushing 'em down the stairs.)
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To: servo1969

In name.

But there are some other states where it’s pretty much impossible to get a permit.


18 posted on 07/10/2013 12:00:05 AM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: cripplecreek

Absolutely. I’m happy for IL. Great step forward.
Just bitter about (most of) CA. :)


19 posted on 07/10/2013 6:44:14 AM PDT by barefoot_hiker
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