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NRA warns of more fights after Illinois win

January 4, 2013 | 9:28 am President Obama’s home state of Illinois won’t be the first to approve post-Sandy Hook Elementary School gun control measures after all, thanks in part to the Second Amendment advocacy of the National Rifle Association. The Illinois Senate pulled the plug on legislation to ban …

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Chicago gun restrictions survive House vote

SPRINGFIELD — House lawmakers today defeated a measure that would have taken away Chicago’s ability to regulate how people store guns, a prelude to an expected spring showdown over a push to allow people to carry concealed weapons. The debate put on display the Capitol’s traditional regional fight over gun …

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