Then how the he** can a Chicago resident fly out of a Chicago airport while transporting a handgun?
If it's illegal for a resident of Chicago to own a handgun then how would a resident of Chicago have a handgun with which to fly out?
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.