Illinois Governor Pat Quinn strongly opposed the plan for concealed carry in the state, but that didn’t stop the Illinois House from approving it today.
The bill, which is now being passed on to the Illinois Senate, would allow qualified gun owners to carry their weapons in public. Quinn is upset because he believes the bill would wipe out Chicago’s ban on assault weapons and other local gun ordinances. The governor vows to do all he can to keep the bill from getting approval in the Senate.
Illinois is the only state in the nation without a concealed-carry law.