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6 April 2011

Chicago Sun-Times

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House rejected efforts Wednesday by gun-rights supporters to give the state sole authority over how guns should be stored in what amounted to a test vote for legislation to allow gun owners to carry their concealed weapons in public. The gun-storage legislation pushed by Rep. Wayne Rosenthal (R-Morrisonville) would have blocked cities in Illinois with home-rule powers, such as Chicago, from establishing a patchwork of laws governing the way... (

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