State Laws

Letters revoking medical marijuana patients' firearms cards and wording on the Illinois State Police website indicate the police agency is still struggling with the conflict between state and federal laws on pot and gun ownership.

New Laws Restrict Private Gun Sales in 2014

Dec 30, 2013

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.

Peer-to-peer gun sales are going to get somewhat more cumbersome. As Illinois State Police Colonel Marc Maton explains, the seller has to check on the status of the buyer's Firearm Owners' Identification, or FOID card.