Hopefully soon. It's ridiculous we are denied a right that citizens of 49 other states can enjoy. There's a concealed carry bill pending right now in the legislature. An exploratory committee was formed to duplicate the work of the other 49 state legislatures, so it seems we're moving in the right direction.
Exploratory committee announcement:
NRA-ILA :: Illinois House Creates Task Force to Explore Possibility of Right-to-Carry Law!
HB0148 - Family and Personal Protection Act
Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB0148