Quinn Reaffirms Proposed Changes to the Concealed Carry Bill

ILLINOIS (WIFR) -- Expect a different kind of fireworks in Springfield next week, as lawmakers head back for a special session to vote on Governor Quinn's proposed changes to the concealed carry bill.

Today Quinn is reaffirming the importance of "common-sense gun laws."

He headed to Wrigleyville in Chicago to tout one of the major amendments he'd like to be made. His administration doesn't think guns should be allowed in any bar or restaurant where alcohol is served.

Quinn told the crowd the original bill included too many provisions inspired by the National Rifle Association.

Lawmakers will vote on July 9th to override Quinn's veto or accept the changes he wants made.

Both options require a three-fifths majority in the house and senate.

If nothing gets passed on the ninth, then Illinoisans will be able to pack heat virtually anywhere.


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