In Illinois, the Family and Personal Protection Act that would allow gun owners to carry loaded firearms -- either openly or concealed -- in a vehicle and into certain public places came up six votes shy in the Illinois House last year. Anti gun lawmakers from the Chicago area provided most of the opposition. But the debate is not over: State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D Harrisburg, expects to bring the bill back for another vote this year.
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