concealed carry http://peoriapublicradio.org en Police prepare for an estimated 400,000 concealed carry permit applicants http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/police-prepare-estimated-400000-concealed-carry-permit-applicants <p>Illinois State Police say they’re expecting hundreds of thousands of people to apply for permits to carry concealed weapons in 2014. As Illinois Public Radio’s Alex Keefe reports, the state begins taking general applications this weekend.</p><p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 23:03:56 +0000 Alex Keefe 16975 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Police prepare for an estimated 400,000 concealed carry permit applicants New Laws Restrict Private Gun Sales in 2014 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-laws-restrict-private-gun-sales-2014 <p>The concealed carry system isn't the only new gun law in Illinois for 2014. As Illinois Public Radio's Brian Mackey reports, there are new restrictions on how private citizens can sell firearms.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 22:25:45 +0000 Brian Mackey 16972 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New Laws Restrict Private Gun Sales in 2014 Peoria residents and business owners learn about concealed carry http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-residents-and-business-owners-learn-about-concealed-carry <div>Concealed Carry trainers are beginning to get licensed. But citizens interested in carrying a concealed weapon have until the first of next year before they can apply.</div><div> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:26:47 +0000 Tanya Koonce 12561 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria residents and business owners learn about concealed carry Deadline for municipalities to to restrict assault weapons http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/deadline-municipalities-restrict-assault-weapons <p>It could be months before anyone can actually bring a gun outside the home. &nbsp;But a separate provision of Illinois’ new concealed carry law has already taken effect. &nbsp;Beginning this weekend, communities will no longer have the ability to enact restrictions on assault weapons. As Illinois Public Radio’s Amanda Vinicky reports, the state has given municipalities until midnight tonight to act.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:44:19 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 9108 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Deadline for municipalities to to restrict assault weapons IL religious leaders want concealed-carry changes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-religious-leaders-want-concealed-carry-changes <p>Illinois' new concealed carry law forbids people from bringing guns into schools, hospitals and casinos.&nbsp; A group of religious leaders say they want the same protection for places of worship.&nbsp; IPR’s Amanda Vinicky has more.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:21:37 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 8915 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL religious leaders want concealed-carry changes Chicago could toughen ban on assault weapons http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/chicago-could-toughen-ban-assault-weapons <div>Chicago’s City Council could toughen its ban on so-called assault weapons this week.</div><div> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:24:21 +0000 Tony Arnold 8871 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Chicago could toughen ban on assault weapons Illinois State Rifle Association Files Suit Over Concealed Carry http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-state-rifle-association-files-suit-over-concealed-carry <p>BREAKING: Illinois lawmakers thought they were in the clear after meeting a federal court's deadline to pass a concealed carry law by July 9th.&nbsp; But as Illinois Public Radio's Amanda Vinicky reports, the Illinois State Rifle Association says that's not good enough<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:13:46 +0000 Daryl Scott 8653 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois State Rifle Association Files Suit Over Concealed Carry Lawmakers reject Quinn veto of concealed carry http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lawmakers-reject-quinn-veto-concealed-carry <p></p><div>Illinois lawmakers Tuesday rejected Governor Pat Quinn's veto of concealed-carry legislation. As IPR’s Brian Mackey reports, it makes Illinois the last state to let people carry guns in public.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 00:17:23 +0000 Brian Mackey 8603 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lawmakers reject Quinn veto of concealed carry Deadline for two major state policy issues http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/deadline-two-major-state-policy-issues <div>Tuesday marks a deadline for state legislators on two major policy matters. As IPR’S Amanda Vinicky reports, both pit them against the Governor.</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There's no fudging over the first deadline. It was set by a federal court.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois has until the end of today to pass a law legalizing the concealed carry of guns.</span></div><div> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 11:27:00 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 8557 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Deadline for two major state policy issues Lawmakers to vote on changes made to concealed carry bill http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lawmakers-vote-changes-made-concealed-carry-bill <div>Illinois lawmakers are due back in Springfield this week.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">They’re expected to vote on changes the governor made to a concealed carry bill.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Pat Quinn says lawmakers caved to the National Rifle Association while negotiating the bill.</span></div><div> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:23:49 +0000 Tony Arnold 8489 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lawmakers to vote on changes made to concealed carry bill