The Champaign County Sheriff and State's Attorney were just a few guests on hand to answer questions. Many were curious how the new law will affect businesses. Some wanted to learn more about the training required to secure a permit.
To get a concealed-carry permit, you must be 21-years of age or older, have a FOID card, take 18-hours of training and pass a background check. Lawmakers in Springfield were also part of the special event providing insight into their debate.
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