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Chicagoans urged to sign up for concealed carry classes

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ILLINOIS_CONCEALED_CARRY_34886943.JPGIn Springfield, legislators are debating proposals to permit and regulate the concealed carrying of guns.

But in Chicago, residents already are being urged to start the process of getting a concealed carry permit.

"You may also be one of the first to obtain a Conceal Carry Permit for the whole State of Illinois by pre-registering for classes available in June," reads a mailing sent to some Chicago homes.

Meanwhile, every month since December has seen a record number of citizens applying for llinois Firearm Owner's Identification cards, the Associated Press reports.

A federal appeals court tossed out Illinois' ban concealed weapons and set a June 8 deadline for enacting a law allowing concealed carry.

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Any body know where I can sign up for training classes I live in chicago

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