Illinois is broke. They have a $12 billion deficit, are $5 billion in arrears, and cannot pay for the most basic of services. (Although I bet politician payrolls are being met) So what are the politicians worried about? Passing new gun laws in the wake of McDonald, thus ensuring another expensive legal battle that they will lose in the end.
Good going, idiots.
Oh, read the linked article. The system is collapsing.