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Fact-check: Social media post firing blanks in claim about COVID-19 masks and concealed weapons

The Facebook post comes from a blog post about an Illinois statute that prohibits carrying a firearm while wearing a face covering. But the Illinois State Police said that law does not apply to lawful concealed weapon permit holders who abide by the state’s COVID-19 mask requirements.