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Illinois Court Upholds Conceal Carry

A federal court in Chicago has struck down Illinois' last-in-the-nation prohibition on carrying guns in public.

See the decision here.

The ruling, by the U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, is a complex 47-page decision, but the crux is on Page 4: “(T)he constitutional right of armed self defense is broader than the right to have a gun in one’s home.”

 h/t Mark Sletten

Source: St Louis Post Dispatch . Read full article. (link)

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