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Lawmakers Outline Urgency of New State Gun Laws

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    State Rep. Brandon Phelps says lawmakers need to act fast on gun legislation or else licensed gun holders will be able to carry a gun wherever they want. Phelps and State Sen. Kwame Raoul are working together on drafting new legislation. A three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Illinois' ban last year and gave lawmakers until early June to legalize the concealed carry of firearms.