Gun owners' identities would remain shielded from public disclosure under legislation the Senate overwhelmingly approved Friday and that Gov. Quinn signaled he would support. The 42-1 vote for a bill now headed to the governor's desk represents a victory for gun rights lobbyists who sought to keep the owners' names private after Attorney General Lisa Madigan contended that lists of those with Firearm Owner Identification cards should be made public under the state's open records law.

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