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April 03, 2006
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Ex-Ill. officers can avoid concealed gun ban

By Philip Ewing POST-DISPATCH SPRINGFIELD BUREAU

Copyright 2006 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Inc.
 
SPRINGFIELD, ILL.- Even though Illinois has among the nation's most restrictive firearms laws, hundreds of retired police officers, now private citizens, are quietly being licensed to carry concealed weapons.

Unlike Missouri and 46 other states, Illinois has a blanket prohibition against concealed weapons. But under little-known federal and state laws, ex-police officers can avoid that ban and dozens of local ordinances on how, when and where someone may carry a handgun.

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