Brandon Phelps http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ill. committee passes gun bill despite veto threat from Quinn http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-committee-passes-gun-bill-despite-veto-threat-quinn <p><em>Reporting from Illinois Public Radio&#39;s Amanda Vinicky used in this report.</em></p><p>Governor Pat Quinn sent a message Tuesday asking lawmakers to reject a plan that would allow concealed carrying of firearms.&nbsp; But an Illinois House committee ignored Quinn and <a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=148&amp;GAID=11&amp;DocTypeID=HB&amp;SessionID=84&amp;GA=97">advanced the measure</a>.&nbsp; &nbsp;It could be called for a floor vote this week.</p><p>Quinn says he doesn&#39;t want residents carrying loaded guns.</p> Tue, 03 May 2011 21:47:16 +0000 Illinois Public Radio 1167 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. committee passes gun bill despite veto threat from Quinn