WBEZ | gun law http://www.wbez.org/tags/gun-law Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Quinn: Concealed carry law must have limits http://www.wbez.org/news/quinn-concealed-carry-law-must-have-limits-104347 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//main-images/quinn_3.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Gov. Pat Quinn says his office will work with the General Assembly to fashion concealed carry legislation that protects public safety.</p><p>Quinn&#39;s comments came one day after a <a href="http://www.wbez.org/news/court-ruling-illinois-gun-ban-sets-stage-fight-104319">federal appeals court ruled Illinois&#39; ban is unconstitutional</a>. The court gave lawmakers 180 days to come up with a law legalizing the concealed carry of weapons.</p><p>Speaking at a news conference in Chicago, Quinn said he&#39;ll let Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan decide whether to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.</p><p>The governor says he will insist any Illinois law include &quot;reasonable restrictions,&quot; such as prohibiting people with a history of mental illness from having the weapons. He says his office will review other states&#39; laws.</p><p>Quinn also renewed his call for a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.</p></p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 13:31:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/news/quinn-concealed-carry-law-must-have-limits-104347