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Chicago would be a good source.
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1 year, 2 months ago by Bob Gough

Fifth Ward alderman says time is right

Quincy Alderman Mike Rein (R-5th Ward) has asked the city's legal department to draft a concealed carry ordinance as the State of Illinois prepares to deal with the issue.

At Monday's City Council meeting, Rein asked the Police Aldermanic Committee and the Quincy Police Department to “work through the procedures.” The City Council approved Rein’s request.

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave the State of Illinois a deadline to pass a concealed carry law after it threw out a ban on the law. The state has a deadline to write a new law, but Attorney General Lisa Madigan has appealed the ruling.

Rein said if the state decides to allow concealed carry on its own, he won’t pursue the ordinance.

Adams County passed a nonbinding referendum supporting concealed carry with 77 percent of the vote.

Also at the meeting, Historic Quincy Business District Executive Director Travis Brown provided copies of the HQBD Annual Report to the aldermen. He said the highlights of the year included hosting the Illinois Main Street Conference and posting a net gain of 16 businesses downtown.

 


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