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      Quinn honored for stance against concealed carry



      Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

      has been honored for his stance against gun violence in the state.


      The

      Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence

      awarded Quinn for his attempts to keep Illinois as the only state in the nation that doesn't allow concealed carry weapons.


      They group also mentioned his proposal to ban assault weapons in the state.


      Also honored at the event was outgoing U.S. Representative for Illinois' 10th congressional district Bob Dodd for his opposition to what the group calls "dangerous" gun legislation.

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