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September 09, 2013

Ban on guns in Chicago restaurants that serve booze advances

Chicago restaurants that serve liquor would have to ban firearms or risk losing their city licenses — under a crackdown advanced Friday in an end-around the state’s new concealed-carry law.

Arguing that “booze and bullets don’t mix,” the City Council’s Finance Committee did what Gov. Pat Quinn tried to do in his amendatory veto of the concealed carry bill, only to be overridden by a defiant General Assembly.

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