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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.

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.