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State lawmakers talk Illinois gun law reform in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (FOX 32 News) -

State lawmakers are getting down to business in Springfield Tuesday, regarding state gun law reform.

A house judiciary committee heard testimony from both sides of the issue as they worked to comply with a federal appeals court ruling on gun law reform.

In December, the court found Illinois' restrictions on carrying a gun in public unconstitutional.

The court gave the General Assembly until June 9 to change the law.

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