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Second Illinois county allowing concealed carry before legislation passes

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A second Illinois prosecutor is allowing county residents to carry concealed weapons before Governor Quinn signs legislation making it law.

Randolph County State's Attorney Jeremy Walker says he'll allow county citizens to carry guns in public.

State law makers have until June 9 to come up with a law handling the topic after a federal appeals court threw out Illinois' ban on concealed carry. Walker says now that the deadline's passed it's time to act. Governor Quinn is currently deciding to pass or veto the bill that's been sent to him.

Madison County's prosecutor stopped prosecuting concealed carry cases last week.

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