Thirty-two people were shot in Chicago last weekend, the youngest among them a 3-year-old boy shot in the leg while he was outside playing tag.

Four homicides over the weekend and two more Monday morning pushed Chicago’s homicide count so far this year to 95, double the same period last year.

The city has also more than doubled the amount of people shot – about 420 this year compared to 193 last year. *

This is insane and has to stop. It’s up to us to vote for lawmakers who will put an end to this carnage. Stay tuned for our Primary Voter Guide.

We need to double down and fight. Your vote is your voice. Be heard.

*Chicago Tribune

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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.