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Concealed Carry Law

Ill. lawmaker: Concealed carry law 'complicated'

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A state senator said the law he helped push through that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is too tough on gun owners from other states.

July 23, 2014 2:00 pm

Flossmoor resident to chair new board overseeing new ‘concealed carry’ law

A former FBI agent who lives in Flossmoor is the new chairman of a board that will oversee appeals by people who are rejected for a permit under the state’s new “concealed carry” law, Gov. Pat Quinn's office announced Friday.

December 29, 2013 8:50 pm

Illinois city sued over assault weapons ban

CHICAGO | A gun rights group has filed its first lawsuit against one of the Illinois communities that rushed to pass an assault weapons ban before a state law allowed people to carry concealed weapons in public, and the group strongly hinted Friday that the lawsuit will not be its last.

December 21, 2013 12:00 am

Number of Illinois gun instructors surges

SPRINGFIELD | The number of instructors approved to train Illinoisans applying to carry concealed weapons jumped to more than 450 this week.

September 26, 2013 8:15 pm

New lawmakers thrust into guns debate

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The legislative freshman class may decide the long-fought debate over whether people should be able to carry a gun in Illinois.

March 09, 2011 11:29 am

Lawmakers push concealed carry proposals

SPRINGFIELD | After the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a handgun ban in Chicago last year, lawmakers in Springfield started off the year by pushing to give people the right to carry concealed firearms in public.

February 17, 2011 12:00 am
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