Legal Advice

The gun laws and case law are presented here. They do not constitute legal advice. Anyone needing legal advice should consult an attorney.

FOID Act 430 ILCS 65

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FOID Modernization Act

More to follow. Parts of the Act will be in place in 2022. Universal Background Checks will be in place in 2024.

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Concealed Carry Act 430 ILCS 66

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Firearm Restraining Orders Act (Red Flag Law) 430 ILCS 67

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Firearm Dealer Licensing Act 430 ILCS 68

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Wildlife Code 520 ILCS 5

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Switchblade Law

With a FOID card, an Illinois resident may now carry a switchblade knife.

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CASE LAW

Diggins Vs. Illinois

Diggins vs Illinois is an Illinois Supreme Court case that allows an unloaded firearm to be in the passenger compartment of the car as long as it is in a latching container (glove box or center console)

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People vs. Green

People vs. Green is an Illinois Appellate Court case that struck down the law that says you cannot carry a firearm within 1000 feet of a school. This means that you CAN carry a firearm when within 1000′ of a school.

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People vs. Webb

People vs. Webb is an Illinois Supreme Court case that struck down the law that says you cannot carry a stun gun or taser outside of the home. Due to this decision, you now can carry a stun gun or taser outside of the home without a concealed carry permit. A FOID card and 24 hour waiting period is still required to own one of these devices.

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People vs. Chairez

People vs. Chairez is an Illinois Supreme Court case that struck down the law that says you cannot carry a firearm within 1000 feet of a public park. This means that you CAN carry a firearm when within 1000′ of a public park.

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