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Protesters call on Quinn to veto gun law

by Jessica Murphy
Jun 6, 2013


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Protesters in Lincoln Park protest the recently passed concealed carry law, which would allow guns in many public places.

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Protesters rallied outside the Biograph Theater Thursday to call on Governor Quinn to veto a concealed-carry law that passed through the Illinois Senate and House. Until a federal court called an earlier law unconstitutional, Illinois was the only state in the U.S. that banned the carrying of concealed weapons.