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Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago Sees 139 Percent Increase in Murder

BY:  AWR HAWKINS

 

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago witnessed a 139 percent increase in murder during July 2020 when compared to July 2019.

 

ABC7 reported there were 105 murders in July 2020, up from “the 44 reported in July 2019.”

 

Moreover, there were 406 “shooting incidents” in Chicago during the month of July 2020, an increase of 75 percent “from the 232 last July,” the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

 

Over a longer span of time, murders were up 51 percent from January 1, 2020, through July 31, 2020, compared to murders for the same period of time in 2019, according to the Sun-Times.

Lightfoot blamed Chicago mayhem and bloodshed on gun friendly states during a July 26, 2020, appearance on CNN’s State of the Union.

 

According to The Hill, Lightfoot told CNN, “Our gun problem is related to the fact that we have too many illegal guns on our streets, 60 percent of which come from states outside of Illinois.”

She added, “We are being inundated with guns from states that have virtually no gun control, no background checks, no ban on assault weapons — that is hurting cities like Chicago.”

 

Lightfoot did not mention that the Chicago area already has an “assault weapons” ban via a Cook County ordinance. Nor did she mention background checks are a federal requirement, mandated for all retail gun sales in every state of the Union, whether that is Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, or California.

 

The mayor also failed to note that her state, Illinois, requires everyone to obtain a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card before being allowed to possess a gun, and the process for obtaining that card includes a background check.

 

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Another example of cause and effect by liberal policy failure in government...

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I think it relates more to Trump's inability to get people not to notice how unbelievably incompetent he is. 

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Wait?  Trump sends his secret police into Chicago and murders actually go UP?  Hmm. nothing suspicious about that. No, nothing to see here. Move along slowly

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@jimc91 wrote:

BY:  AWR HAWKINS

 

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago witnessed a 139 percent increase in murder during July 2020 when compared to July 2019.

 

ABC7 reported there were 105 murders in July 2020, up from “the 44 reported in July 2019.”

 

Moreover, there were 406 “shooting incidents” in Chicago during the month of July 2020, an increase of 75 percent “from the 232 last July,” the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

 

Over a longer span of time, murders were up 51 percent from January 1, 2020, through July 31, 2020, compared to murders for the same period of time in 2019, according to the Sun-Times.

Murders of Americans by Trump were up by 150,000 in that same time frame!!!

 

Lightfoot blamed Chicago mayhem and bloodshed on gun friendly states during a July 26, 2020, appearance on CNN’s State of the Union.

 

According to The Hill, Lightfoot told CNN, “Our gun problem is related to the fact that we have too many illegal guns on our streets, 60 percent of which come from states outside of Illinois.”

Hence the need for national gun control!!!

 

She added, “We are being inundated with guns from states that have virtually no gun control, no background checks, no ban on assault weapons — that is hurting cities like Chicago.”

 

Lightfoot did not mention that the Chicago area already has an “assault weapons” ban via a Cook County ordinance. Nor did she mention background checks are a federal requirement, mandated for all retail gun sales in every state of the Union, whether that is Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, or California.

But not at gunshows or private sales ... a colossal hole in any gun control and a hole the NRA Republicans and Trump refuse to fix!!!

 

 

The mayor also failed to note that her state, Illinois, requires everyone to obtain a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card before being allowed to possess a gun, and the process for obtaining that card includes a background check.

All exemplifying the need for universal background checks by ALL STATES for ALL GUN PURCHASES and more gun control on a national level as a single state's mandates are useless unless all states participate!

 

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Another example of cause and effect by liberal policy failure in government...

No ...... another example of diversion ..... concern for murders in Chicago while ignoring over 150,000 needless deaths in OUR COUNTRY .... ALL within 6 months .... ALL caused by the incompetent actions and cavalier inactions of a single person ....TRUMP!!!

 

The article did, however, verify the need for gun control ..... a life saving action opposed by the NRA controlled Republicans and Trump .... resulting in even more needless deaths!!!

 


 

DUMP TRUMP AND DITCH MITCH TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!
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@myexper another "Whataboutism"...  

 

Any thoughts on the actual topic?  

 

I get it, you don't like the subject of the topic as it illustrates liberal policy failure.  

 

Sorry, deal with it!

 

 

 

 

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jimc91:  illustrates liberal policy failure.  

 

 

So that must mean you can name the policy that failed, right?

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@jimc91 wrote:

@myexper another "Whataboutism"...  

Nope .... another "Facts Trump supporters evade"...

 

 

Any thoughts on the actual topic?

Yup ... And I posted them!

 

I get it, you don't like the subject of the topic as it illustrates liberal policy failure.

A straw man argument as I NEVER stated any such nonsense!

However ... the article did "illustrate" the result of ignoring adequate universal gun control "policy"!

 

Sorry, deal with it!

I did ... and corrected the article where needed!

 


 

DUMP TRUMP AND DITCH MITCH TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!
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@jimc91 

Deal with it...perhaps you might try that, instead providing cover for trump. 

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