But Saturday, many weapons like that were on display during a gun show at the State Fairgrounds. Quinn's office says the governor thinks having the guns on display on state property sends the wrong message.
A spokeswoman says the governor is rethinking whether gun shows should be allowed on public property. Quinn's office said it had no problem with letting this weekend's gun show go on as planned since it had been scheduled a year ago. Customers at the packed gun show were buying up whatever they could in anticipation of a potential ban.