CHICAGO (CBS) — Activists staged a protest Thursday over Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s decision to wait until the legislature follows a court order and passes a new concealed carry law, rather than appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports a dozen activists wore official NRA pistol targets like sandwich boards as they staged a rally inside the Thompson Center, where Madigan’s Chicago office is located.
The activists wandered around the Thompson Center atrium in a bit of indoor street theater to get Madigan’s attention.
“We’re here to ask the Attorney General of Illinois, Lisa Madigan, to do her job,” said Lee Goodman, with the Stop Concealed Carry coalition. “Madigan is acting like an attorney who tells a client who’s been sentenced to death that she’s not going to appeal until after the client is executed.”