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Ill. gun buyers waiting more than 60 days for FOID card

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Illinois residents applying for their firearm owner's identification cards are having to wait more than 60 days.

State police say they are experiencing one of the busiest months ever processing applications. More than 70,000 FOID card applications were received in March alone.

Officials say every month since December has seen a record number of Illinois residents applying for FOID cards.

Gun advocates say the cards are supposed to be in the hands of gun buyers in 30 days or less.

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