05FLHT Posted August 2, 2011 at 09:48 PM Share Posted August 2, 2011 at 09:48 PM I wish it were that easy, but I doubt the appellate division would read it that way. People v. Price, 375 Ill. App.3d 684 (2007) held that a AUUW defendant was not in his "abode" when spending the night at his sister's house, because it would force landowners/homeowners to "unwittingly" let people carry guns on their property. See also People v. Aguilar 944 NE2d 816, 820 (Ill. App. 2011) Quoting Price, they said: "Equating 'abode' with 'overnight living quarters' "could result in 'homeowners unwillingly and unwittingly providing safe harbor to any overnight guest who, unbeknownst to them, brings a weapon into their home." The statute was amended to include - 4) Carries or possesses in any vehicle or concealed on or about his person except when on his land or in his own abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or on the land or in the legal dwelling of another person as an invitee with that person's permission, any pistol, revolver, stun gun or taser or other firearm,... As long as you have 'permission,' you may carry on the land or inside the legal dwelling of another person. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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