Illinois Lawmakers Tackle Conceal and Carry Laws

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SPRINGFIELD, IL (KTVI) – Illinois lawmakers are tackling “conceal and carry” gun laws.  Starting Tuesday, the Illinois House will break down the issue into more than two dozen votes.

One measure would require Illinois to issue conceal-carry permits to anyone who meets specific criteria.

Another bill would allow local law enforcement the final say.  The state has been ordered by the federal courts to adopt a conceal and carry law by June.