Month

January 2016
A 25 year old man was shot to death inside the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place hotel on Saturday night. He was at a birthday party with friends in the hotel lobby. When his mother arrived one hour later she was prevented from entering the building to see her son and was forced to watch the crime...
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Check out this video on the second amendment and who wants to take your guns.
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Everyone has a name and a family left behind. We won’t forget the victims. Let’s work to elect the leadership we deserve in 2016.   Full list here at the Chicago Tribune.
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I don’t have better news for you this week. Nine people were shot and killed and 58 people were shot and wounded since my last email to you. Today we honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a victim of gun violence on April 4, 1968. Forty eight years later, gun safety restrictions dominate the...
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by President Barack O’Bama THE epidemic of gun violence in our country is a crisis. Gun deaths and injuries constitute one of the greatest threats to public health and to the safety of the American people. Every year, more than 30,000 Americans have their lives cut short by guns. Suicides. Domestic violence. Gang shootouts. Accidents....
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Gun violence has taken a heartbreaking toll on too many communities across the country. Over the past decade in America, more than 100,000 people have been killed as a result of gun violence—and millions more have been the victim of assaults, robberies, and other crimes involving a gun. Many of these crimes were committed by...
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In the hope of combating America’s intolerable levels of gun violence, with Congress refusing to pass hugely popular gun-safety measures, President Obama is issuing a modest, limited set of executive actions on guns. Most of the actions are aimed at making it harder for criminals and other dangerous people to get their hands on a...
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