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  As the debate over guns in Chicago wears on, a new billboard is raising eyebrows for its controversial message that suggests AR-15 rifles are as “Pure American” as baseball and apple pie. The advertisement, visible from the outbound I-55 Stevenson Expressway on the city’s Southwest Side, is for the gun parts company, Slide Fire. According...
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America has a problem with gun violence One in three people in the U.S. know someone who has been shot. 1 On average, 32 Americans are murdered with guns every day and 140 are treated for a gun assault in an emergency room. 2 Every day on average, 51 people kill themselves with a firearm,...
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I am a resident of Chicago, I lived 25 years in Lakeview and my son Ricky was murdered in Logan Square on Aug. 3, 2012. He was 24 years old. The most gun-ridden area of Chicago is a few minutes away from Indiana. Because of the porosity of our borders and the fast growth of...
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