Monday, July 21, 2014

Doesn't Chicago have "restrictive" gun control?

In Violent Weekend, At Least 40 People Shot In Chicago

By Letitia Stein, Scott Malone and Dan Grebler, Jul. 20, 2014

(Reuters) - An 11-year-girl was shot and killed during a slumber party as violence struck Chicago over the weekend, local media outlets reported on Sunday.

At least 40 people were shot, and four killed, in weekend violence in the third-largest U.S. city, the NBC affiliate in Chicago reported.

The deaths included an 11-year-old girl, shot in the head inside a first-floor bedroom on Friday night after someone fired a gun from outside the house, said Chicago Police Officer Jose Estrada.

Shamiya Adams, who died the next day, had been sitting on the floor during a sleep-over at her best friend's home, the Chicago Tribune reported.

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1 comment:

  1. Yes, Chicago has tested the limits of gun control and in many cases past where federal courts will allow. It would be difficult to claim that such gun control is successful based on criminal violence in (at least parts of) Chicago. Not a weekend goes by without Chicago being in the headlines where multiple are killed.
    Now, the other place that was usually in the same stories is Detroit. Another city with lots of issues and criminal violence. Last year Detroit got a new mayor and new police chief. These new leaders decided that the good citizens needed to take back their neighborhoods and the city needed to support the good citizens. Armed and trained citizens protecting their homes is successful when given a chance. Violent crime is down in every category in a big way.
    The solution is known, it just does not match the agenda of the progressive liberals.


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