The excuses are weak and pathetic, just like all the opponents of CCW:
“Our streets need to be safer, and a concealed carry law would put first responders and the public at risk by allowing more weapons – hidden weapons – in public places."...The same nonsense trotted out before each and every other state passed CCW. Now just add one more reason Illinois is a laughing stock.
“In fact, by the time they get the gun out, it may well be too late. And to the extent they get the gun out early, they may well be causing pain and harm and damage to a family member,” Currie said.