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United States

11 April 2002

Chicago Tribune, Opinion

Should law-abiding citizens be allowed to carry concealed firearms in Illinois, as they are in most other states? The question is again before lawmakers in Springfield, and it gets to the heart of the gun-control debate. Those in favor say a concealed-carry law will make ours a safer society. Opponents, who block it every year, say it will make life more dangerous. To probe these positions, I've invited gun-rights advocate John Birch, president of Oak Brook-based... (

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