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Chicagoans urged to sign up for concealed carry classes
In Springfield, legislators are debating proposals to permit and regulate the concealed carrying of guns.
But in Chicago, residents already are being urged to start the process of getting a concealed carry permit.
“You may also be one of the first to obtain a Conceal Carry Permit for the whole State of Illinois by pre-registering for classes available in June,” reads a mailing sent to some Chicago homes.
Meanwhile, every month since December has seen a record number of citizens applying for llinois Firearm Owner’s Identification cards, the Associated Press reports.
A federal appeals court tossed out Illinois’ ban concealed weapons and set a June 8 deadline for enacting a law allowing concealed carry.
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