Concealed Carry Override



Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has demanded tougher restrictions in a bill that would make his state the last nationwide to allow the concealed carry of guns.
 
A federal appeals court ruled that Illinois' ban on concealed carry was unconstitutional and gave lawmakers until July 9 to come up with a plan.
 
For months, lawmakers debated and came up with a compromise measure they sent to Quinn.
 
But the Chicago Democrat says it was a rush job and influenced by the National Rifle Association. He used his power of amendatory veto Tuesday to call for a one-gun limit and a ban on weapons in establishments that serve alcohol, among other things.
 
The bill's sponsor, State Rep. Brandon Phelps, says lawmakers will override Quinn ahead of Tuesday's deadline.
 
(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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