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“Obviously we’re aware of the fact that Illinois is a concealed carry state, and that many people have weapons at their disposal in their homes and their businesses,” Lightfoot said.

“Do not take matters into your own hands. Call the police.”

There’s a lot of people out there saying that they see the need to defend themselves as society begins to break down.

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