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Sunday, Oct 4, 2015

McLean County state's attorney won't prosecute people packing pistols

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From sj-r.com: The McLean County state’s attorney said he will no longer press charges against people who violate Illinois gun laws that he considers unconstitutional.

Ronald Dozier’s decision appears to mean that people can carry guns in the central Illinois county so long as they are peaceful and don’t threaten anyone.  “Our message is this: We will no longer use the power and authority of our office to criminalize and punish decent, otherwise law-abiding citizens who choose to exercise the rights granted to them by the Second Amendment of the United States’ Constitution to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves and their families,” Dozier said in a four-page statement explaining his decision.

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