Thousands from around Illinois flocked to the Capital City to fight for gun rights. They gathered at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center for the Illinois Gun Owner's Lobby.
The members' goal is to have conceal-carry in Illinois. The bill passed in the House, and only needs a handful of votes. Speakers say Illinois needs to step up to the plate and join the rest of the country.
Gun owners told legislators conceal-carry is a "must have" in Illinois.
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People are flocking to the Capital City to fight for their rights. 12,000 people are expected at today's Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day. It's at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center.
Gun owners are meeting, then marching to the capitol to talk to legislators. They're fighting for the right to conceal-carry in Illinois.
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