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Davis favors federal approach to concealed carry

Mon, 21 May 2012 13:53:29 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

13th Congressional District Candidate Rodney Davis departs from Republican Party orthodoxy on at least one issue, the second amendment. Davis says there is no way a concealed carry law will pass in Illinois with the Chicago vote.


Davis's predecessor as GOP candidate Tim Johnson had sponsored a bill to require states to offer reciprocity on concealed carry. In many other respects, Davis says he favors pushing responsibility to the states and says he favors a limited federal role in government. Davis faces Democrat David Gill in the November contest for the open seat in the newly re-drawn district stretching from Champaign and McLean Counties southwest to the Mississippi River.

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