Mayor Rahm Emanuel calls special session to consider assault weapons ban changes

July 9, 2013 5:13:31 PM PDT
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling a special session of the City Council to deal with the newly-passed concealed carry law.

He says the council will consider measures to strengthen the city's assault weapons ban.

Illinois cities have ten days following today's vote to pass new or updated legislation dealing with assault weapons. The special session is set for next Wednesday.