October 2021
CHICAGO – Attorney General Kwame Raoul led a coalition of 20 attorneys general in defending a Florida law limiting the sale of firearms to people ages 21 and up. In an amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, Raoul and the coalition argue that states have the right to...
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Nationwide, the rate of deaths by gun violence this year alone is already forecast to reach the highest level in two decades — and Chicago is on pace to reach its highest annual homicide tally in 25 years. The UChicago Urban Network has long been studying violence and the many contributory factors to the problem...
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CHICAGO — 1,606 people were shot in a single three-month summer period in Chicago. That’s the population equivalent to many American small towns. The violence isn’t limited to the season: A 14-year-old was shot and killed hours after a separate late September mass shooting where five were wounded. They are numbers, and more significantly lives,...
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    The Gun Violence Prevention Political Action Committee (G-PAC) was founded by gun violence survivors
    to counter the political influence of the gun industry and their lobby in Springfield.