concealed-carry http://peoriapublicradio.org en A hole in Il FOID law http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/hole-il-foid-law <p>State lawmakers now have less than two weeks to pass a law allowing Illinoisans to carry concealed guns. But some say Illinois’ existing system of licensing gun owners is badly broken. The state is SUPPOSED to take away Firearm Owners Identification Cards from criminals, the mentally ill and people who have restraining orders against them, like those who have been charged with domestic violence. But more than 67-hundred revoked cards are currently unaccounted for. Thu, 30 May 2013 19:18:37 +0000 Denise Molina & Alex Keefe 6496 at http://peoriapublicradio.org A hole in Il FOID law Senate committee approves concealed-carry legislation http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/senate-committee-approves-concealed-carry-legislation <p></p><div>An Illinois Senate committee has approved legislation that would pave the way for concealed-carry of firearms in Illinois. But gun-rights advocates say it's too restrictive, and the measure faces an uphill climb. IPR’S Brian Mackey has more:</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Sen. </span>Kwame<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Raoul<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a Democrat from Chicago, was trying to negotiate a compromise with gun-rights supporters. But ultimately he went his own way.&nbsp;</span></div><div> Fri, 17 May 2013 12:22:32 +0000 Denise Molina & Brian Mackey 5755 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Senate committee approves concealed-carry legislation