Prayer, silent reflection, and other forms of worship do not go well with firearms, a state senator says. State Sen. Dan Kotowski (D-Park Ridge) says negotiations leading to the week-old concealed-carry law in Illinois left religious groups out. Thus, once people are allowed to carry a concealed weapon, they can do so even in church.
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“They should have the same conversations with the churches that they did with the casinos,” Kotowski says of the architects of concealed-carry.  Kotowski says he hopes to get a bill to ban guns in churches next year, if not sooner.  Lawmakers are assured of being back in Springfield for at least six more days in 2013.
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