Another County Won't Prosecute Concealed Carry



The roster of counties where prosecutors won't charge people with breaking the state's law banning concealed weapons is growing.
 
Piatt County State's Attorney Dana Rhoades says she is through prosecuting because a federal court has deemed the state's law unconstitutional. And in Macon County, the paper reports that State's Attorney Jay Scott says people with valid concealed carry permits from another state will be allowed to have concealed weapons in the county.
 
Prosecutors in other counties, including Madison, Peoria, Randolph, Tazewell and White counties have already said they won't enforce the law. It's a clear signal of the growing impatience with Gov. Pat Quinn, who has not yet signed a concealed carry bill that state lawmakers approved last month.
 
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)
 

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