While we wonder about the future of concealed carry in The Land of Lincoln, there’s no mistaking the fact that the rest of Illinois is a gun-friendly state. To wit: “An Illinois state representative has proposed a new method for killing Asian Carp: shooting them with shotguns,” dispatch.com reports. “The proposal, introduced in the Illinois Legislature this week, would create ‘an Asian carp pilot program to permit licensed individuals to shoot Asian carp with a shotgun off of a motorboat in the Illinois River.'” I am SO there. No really. If this passes, I suggest we organize a TTAG carp hunting party. Oh hold on . . .
The sponsor of the Illinois bill, Rep. Dave Winters, R-Rockford, said he isn’t entirely serious about his proposal. He said shooting Asian carp was recently made legal in Indiana.
“It’s going to be a fun debate,” Winters said.
Yeah, right until it dies in committee. Oh well.