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Old 12-13-2012, 1:13 PM
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Originally Posted by randian View Post
I thought that obvious. If they do nothing, their entire carry ban gets struck down and both open and concealed carry are legal. Given that, pro-gun legislators in IL have big leverage to force the anti-gun legislators in line, because there's nothing said anti-gun legislators hate more than people carrying guns without their permission.
The only "leverage" they have is a court decision declaring the current regime unconstitutional. There are fairly modest and precise reforms that can be enacted to bring Illinois into compliance with the decision.

There is a pretty big difference between doing nothing and sweeping away all gun controls.
Originally Posted by cockedandglocked View Post
Getting called a DOJ shill has become a rite of passage around here. I've certainly been called that more than once - I've even seen Kes get called that. I haven't seen Red-O get called that yet, which is very suspicious to me, and means he's probably a DOJ shill.
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