Illinois Concealed Carry Ban Ruled Unconstitutional By Federal Appellate Court

from Huff Post Chicago

Posted: 12/11/2012 12:58 pm EST  |  Updated: 12/11/2012 12:59 pm EST

CHICAGO – The long-standing ban on carrying concealed weapons in Illinois is over.

On Tuesday, a federal appeals court in Chicago tossed the state’s ban on carrying concealed weapons, reports the Sun-Times. The court is giving the Illinois Legislature 180 days to craft a law legalizing concealed carry.

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in two downstate Illinois cases that challenged the state’s concealed weapons ban, according to the Sun-Times. . . Read Complete Report

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