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Column: Gov. Rauner needs to say yes to stricter gun laws, for the safety of Illinois' residents

CHICAGO - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner probably knows that it's a good idea to require gun shops to have a license in order to sell weapons.

There's also a chance that some time during the next two months, Rauner will sign the legislation sitting on his desk forcing retailers that sell, lease or transfer firearms to be licensed by the state.

But it's probably not going to happen before the votes are cast in the March 20 Republican primary. To sign

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