Posts tagged "gun control"

Here is why every single American should care about the gun violence in Chicago this past weekend

Here is why every single American should care about the gun violence in Chicago this past weekend
Here are the bare facts: Over the 4th of July weekend, 82 people were shot, 14 of whom were killed. Not surprisingly, these shootings occurred on the south and west sides of Chicago, areas notorious for poverty, gangs, and gun violence: From the Chicago Tribune article: The victims ranged from the 14-year-boy shot by police in the... Read more »

A question for gun advocates: The floor is yours: What am I missing?

A question for gun advocates: The floor is yours: What am I missing?
Alright, gun advocates, what am I missing? Where is the anecdotal evidence that guns, and more specifically, that military-style assault weapons are a benefit to society? Because here’s all I’m reading about on the subject: a) Guns are slaughtering innocent children in drive-by shootings everywhere, many of them in my own back yard:  Chicago. b)... Read more »