The land of Lincoln will finally join all other U.S. states in allowing its citizens to carry concealed handguns after the Illinois legislature overrode a Governor’s veto by a wide margin. The State Senate voted 41-17 to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s ill-conceived and unconstitutional veto of an earlier bill allowing citizens to carry handguns outside […]
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Governor Pat Quinn, of Illinois recently signed into law the abolishment of the death penalty, and he also commuted all death row inmates sentences to life without parole. When the abolition law takes effect July 1, Illinois becomes the 16th state without a death penalty. This issue can be very dangerous politically, as it has both fierce support and opposition in […]