Skip to comments.Strict gun laws haven't stemmed Chicago bloodshed
Posted on 01/30/2013 12:40:17 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
Not a single gun shop can be found in this city. They are outlawed.
Handguns were banned in Chicago for decades, too, until 2010, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that was going too far, leading city leaders to settle for restrictions some describe as the closest they could get legally to a ban without a ban.
And yet Chicago, a city with bans on both assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, finds itself laboring to stem a flood of gun violence that contributed to more than 500 homicides last year and at least 40 killings already in 2013.
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Back in the days of Al Capone and the national shame that was Prohibition, the gangster element grew far more wealthy and powerful because of the artificial barrier to obtaining alcohol. So substitutes were being made in bathtubs and concealed moonshine stills, or smuggled in on trucks from Canada or through uncontrolled sea and lake ports.
A similar underground economy exists in Chicago today, in the supply of drugs and hand guns that seems to flow into the city unchecked. Some of the reasons could be found in careful inspection of financial records of some highly-placed officials of the City of Chicago, which is in collaboration and close coordination with the criminals who are the successors to the Capone Chicago mob.
And yes, “liberal” journalists really ARE stupid.
They get it. They’re running our country.
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