This is the biggest issue with politicians. They think they are some kind of baby sitter for the people in office to do what they think is best for us. They need to understand that it's a politicians job to DO WHAT THE PEOPLE WANT! They represent THE PEOPLE not their own individual ideals. It works both ways. If the citizens of Illinois hated guns and wanted a ban, then the state rep should side with them and get it done for them. Politicians forgot long ago whom they work for. Now, they all think they are in office to shape their little part of the world to their individual tastes....ultra-liberal House Majority Leader Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie (D-Chicago) said she would still not support the bill. Rebuffing an idea at compromise, she stated, "I just don't like the idea of people going around with concealed weapons." ...[snip]...doing whatever they want, regardless of what the citizens want.