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11 March 2009

Chicago Tribune

SPRINGFIELD — Emboldened by recent high-profile deadly gun violence across Illinois and a Supreme Court decision striking down a handgun ban, busloads of gun rights backers will descend on the Capitol Wednesday to lobby lawmakers on issues such as letting people carry concealed weapons. Call it the flip side of Mayor Richard Daley's yearly news conference where, flanked by the families of shooting victims, he pushes the idea of banning semiautomatic assault... (

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