Today, Illinois stands alone. It’s the only state that does not allow its citizens to carry a concealed weapon.

That’s because Wednesday, Wisconsin became the 49th state to join the concealed carry club when its state assembly passed a bill allowing its citizens to carry personal weapons.

Illinois’ legislature was a few votes short of passing a concealed carry bill last month. It received 65 votes, six short of the 71 needed to pass the bill and override a promised veto from Governor Pat Quinn.

Source: Roger Sadler for WQA.

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