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United States

12 January 2002

Daily Southtown (Chicago)

A downstate court case against a 41-year-old woman could have set a precedent for judges trying to interpret a controversial loophole in state gun laws, but the weapons charge was dropped as the trial began Thursday. Area gun-rights activists attended the trial, which they hoped would elicit a ruling on the practice of carrying unloaded guns on the hip in a fanny pack with the clip resting next to it. Illinois law does not allow civilians to carry concealed weapons,... (

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