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John Lott on Illinois permit holders extremely law-abiding


Legendary Warrior
May 21, 2006
"We have also gone through new evidence showing that concealed handgun permit holders in Illinois are extremely law-abiding. Over the 4.5 years that Illinois has had concealed handgun permits, no one has been convicted of a violating the law with a permitted concealed handgun. Of the five who have been charged with a crime where a concealed handgun permit was relevant but not yet tried, four appear to have strong evidence of having acted in self-defense."