Chicago Needs to Ensure Its Citizens Have the Means to Protect Themselves

“These deaths are all tragic, and unfortunately appear to continue the trend of gun violence disparately impacting minority and lower socioeconomic-status communities. “Since Chicago law enforcement cannot adequately protect Chicago residents from violent crime—despite admirable efforts of hard-working officers to do so—the city should ensure that law-abiding citizens are able to protect themselves with the […]

Chicago Abets Lawlessness (Again), A School District Caves and We Can’t Build That Wall Fast Enough – TTAG Daily Digest

Anti-violence protesters shut down inbound Dan Ryan: ‘The people won today’ Mayor Rahm Emanuel let Pfleger shut down half of a major artery into his benighted city. Would he have allowed Guns Save Life to so the same thing in a pro-gun rights protest (as if)? To “accommodate” protesters, troopers had initially closed the two right […]

Suburban Sporting Goods in Melrose Park: Chicago Mayor Names and Shames “Bad Apple” Gun Dealers

“A sweeping gun trace report to be publicly released by the city on Sunday showed nearly one quarter of guns recovered at crime scenes over a recent four-year period came from just 10 Chicago-area businesses,” chicagotribune.com reports. “Suburban Sporting Goods has made a startling leap into the top 10 list, according to the report, a […]