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United States

8 April 2011

Reuters

The Illinois House passed a bill on Friday that would allow gun owners to have their identities shielded from public disclosure. The legislation, sponsored by Republican Rep. Richard Morthland passed by 98-12 with wide bipartisan support in the Democratic-majority House. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has contended that the names and expiration dates on firearm owner identification cards should be available under the state's Freedom of Information Act. "We... (GunPolicy.org)

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