22 Feb

Federal court denies Illinois attorney general’s request to reconsider concealed carry ruling

AP:

A federal appeals court has rejected Illinois’ request to reconsider a ruling that found the state’s concealed carry weapons ban unconstitutional.

State Attorney General Lisa Madigan had asked for the entire 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to consider the case after a three-judge panel in December gave lawmakers until June 8 to legalize the concealed carry of firearms.

Madigan argued that the ruling conflicts with decisions by other federal appellate courts and goes beyond what the U.S. Supreme Court has held.

Illinois is the only state that still bans concealed firearms.

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Curt served in the Marine Corps for four years and has been a law enforcement officer in Los Angeles for the last 20 years.

2 Responses to Federal court denies Illinois attorney general’s request to reconsider concealed carry ruling

  1. MOS 8541 says: 1

    Joke..Lived and worked in Chi. for 10 years. carried every day. What crap. The biggest joke are the federal judges, life job with no review. These idiots can kill you and are not held accountable, like any judge in this country.

    Look aver your shoulder, there is a hellfire missile with you name on it.

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  2. Greg says: 2

    Uh, it was a federal court that just rejected Illinois’ efforts to maintain a state-wide concealed-carry ban, correct? You know, a federal judge.

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