Sheriff: State's Concealed Carry Law Filled With 'Problems And Holes'

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This Nov. 19, 2013 file photo shows Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart in Robbins, Ill. During a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, Dart said his request to gain access to a state criminal history data base he says will help him prevent potentially dangerous people from obtaining permits to carry concealed weapons has been turned down by the Illinois State Police. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
With Illinois’ new concealed carry law set to take effect next month, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is once again taking aim at the legislation he called a “monstrosity.”
“Our legislature came up with some hybrid version that has done nothing but confuse people for starters, and clearly it’s going to lead to people who should not have weapons, they’re going to have them,” Dart said in a Tuesday press conference according to ABC Chicago.
Dart, who has long opposed concealed carry, said the way the law is crafted leaves it “fraught with problems and holes.”
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