McLEAN COUNTY -- The state's attorneys office is going public with a bold, new policy. It's no longer prosecuting offenders of some gun laws in Illinois.
The interim state's attorney says he's tired of Illinois not having "concealed-carry." So, now, prosecutors are considering several questions when deciding if they'll press charges.
They consider a person's intent, criminal history and whether the weapon was used recklessly. It only applies to those with a valid FOID card.
The state's attorney hopes his actions send a message to the state. The policy could be reversed this fall.
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