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Illinois Works On Concealed Carry Compromise

A measure that would allow Illinois residents to carry concealed firearms is heading to the House floor after lawmakers approved it in committee on Thursday.

The legislation prohibits concealed-carry in many public places, like public transit, sports arenas, schools, and street festivals.

Some of these have been sticking points for gun-rights advocates, who would prefer universal carry.

Concealed carry applicants would pay $150 for a permit.

The legislation would also eliminate differing local gun laws in favor of a uniformed state law which would also mean the end of bans on assault weapons, like the one in Cook County.

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