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Chicago Police Chief Calls for Nationwide Assault Weapon and High-Capacity Magazine Ban
Townhall ^ | September 21, 2013 | Christine Rousselle

Posted on 09/21/2013 8:14:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

On Thursday, 13 people were shot and injured in a park in Chicago. The shootings were carried out by an “assault style rifle” with a high-capacity magazine, both of which are already banned in the city of Chicago. Nevertheless, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy has called for a nationwide ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.

“Illegal guns drive violence. Military-type weapons, like the one we believe to have been used in this shooting, belong on a battlefield, not on a street or in a corner or in a park.”

Chicago was named the murder capital of the United States by the FBI on Thursday, and has had more homicides this month than several states yearly total for 2011.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: assaultweapons; ban; banglist; chicago; chief; democrats; guncontrol; mccarthy; police; secondamendment
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FUGM.
1 posted on 09/21/2013 8:14:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

P2 calls for Rahm and FUB0 to head down to the South Side for the next 12 weekends to talk sense into the 0bama voters.


2 posted on 09/21/2013 8:16:05 PM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good luck with that a**hole.


3 posted on 09/21/2013 8:16:36 PM PDT by RC one
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why do you suppose Rahm hired him?


4 posted on 09/21/2013 8:17:56 PM PDT by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good luck dipstick.

Then only criminals would have them. Including making me a criminal for having one.


5 posted on 09/21/2013 8:18:22 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Illegal guns drive violence”

So let’s make more guns illegal and we’ll have more violence. Brilliant!


6 posted on 09/21/2013 8:18:43 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He can call all he wants. He isn’t getting it.

Interesting how he’s spending time blaming guns rather than focusing on his own incompetence in reducing the number of murders in ChIraq.


7 posted on 09/21/2013 8:19:35 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How about a nationwide gang-banger ban?


8 posted on 09/21/2013 8:20:18 PM PDT by Trueblackman (As a Conservative, I am proud to be on the Obama's enemy list and on the right side of history..)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Military-type weapons, like the one we believe to have been used in this shooting, belong on a battlefield”

More death in Chigago than Iraq last year.

Chicago is a battlefield.


9 posted on 09/21/2013 8:20:20 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yea, that’ll work. You moron you already ban hand guns........and it hasn’t stopped anything.


10 posted on 09/21/2013 8:20:29 PM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL!

The rest of the nation is doing pretty well outside of Detroit, Chicago, and Newark.

Maybe Chicago just has crappy police...or crappy politicians...or crappy laws that subsidize the poor for remaining living inside mass crime zones.

Eliminate Section 8 housing, EBT cards, and single mother benefits and watch how fast people move out of those crime zones.


11 posted on 09/21/2013 8:20:45 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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“Illegal guns drive violence.

So you want to ban legal guns owned by non criminals. Smart thinking.

Military-type weapons, like the one we believe to have been used in this shooting, belong on a battlefield, not on a street or in a corner or in a park.”

Well dumb ass, Chicago is a battlefield. Thanks to you and the Democrats you serve.

12 posted on 09/21/2013 8:21:02 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He agrees with Obama and the Communist Chinese.


13 posted on 09/21/2013 8:21:22 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Hey, chief...take care of the murdering criminals in your crummy city, you loser.


14 posted on 09/21/2013 8:21:26 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You’re doing a hell of a job there in Gun free Chicago Chief.Not.


15 posted on 09/21/2013 8:21:33 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Duh, don’t you, Chief Garry, ALREADY have such a ban in Chicago?

BTW, won’t the drug gangs have to pay more for the black-market (no pun intended) AR-15s?

Guess that means that the drug gangs will have to sell more drugs to the white-collar yuppies.


16 posted on 09/21/2013 8:22:27 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh I’m bad, I’m nationwide zz top

Yeah, Chi-town’s doing a bangup job.


17 posted on 09/21/2013 8:22:33 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Military-type weapons, like the one we believe to have been used in this shooting, belong on a battlefield, not on a street or in a corner or in a park."

And yet his uniformed thugs are issued them, for use on the street,or in a corner or in a park.

knowing full well all those guns hanging out in a "corner" are up to something bad...... MORON

18 posted on 09/21/2013 8:24:23 PM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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Kiss my hairy white butt, Chief.


19 posted on 09/21/2013 8:24:28 PM PDT by Nachoman (Wisdom is learned, cynicism is earned.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Never let a crisis go to waste”

It first came from Rahmbo, right?

NO IT FIRST CAME FROM —> VLADIMIR LENIN <—


20 posted on 09/21/2013 8:24:56 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: RKBA Democrat
Interesting how he’s spending time blaming guns rather than focusing on his own incompetence impotence in reducing the number of murders in ChIraq.

Fixed.
21 posted on 09/21/2013 8:25:12 PM PDT by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

F Chicago and all political product that comes from there.

They created it, they own it, and honestly they don’t give a chit.


22 posted on 09/21/2013 8:26:01 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy: “We’re having a hell of a time trying to enforce the various gun bans here in Chicago. Quite frankly, all the wounding and killing makes the police look foolish and stupid.

“So, to distract attention away from our incompetence, I’m gonna make a lot of noise about a nationwide ban on scary military-like rifles and high-capacity magazines.”


23 posted on 09/21/2013 8:26:02 PM PDT by upchuck (nobamacare must be stopped before it can live down to our expectations.)
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To: Nachoman

Chicongo was named the murder capital of the United States.

No thanks to it’s tutu wearing mayor.


24 posted on 09/21/2013 8:26:39 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“Illegal guns drive violence. Military-type weapons, like the one we believe to have been used in this shooting, belong on a battlefield, not on a street or in a corner or in a park.”

Whoa. Whoa there.
Chicago IS a battlefield.
In the places that use common sense to combat crime, they use a tactic that the left calls for all the time, they “Level the Playing Field”. Normal people are encouraged to arm themselves with the same hardware as the gang bangers. I attended a neighborhood watch meeting here last year where the deputy speaking recommenced that we all "arm ourselves". Now THAT is common sense crime control

25 posted on 09/21/2013 8:28:48 PM PDT by Tupelo (There are no Republicans or Democrats in Washington. Just Millionaires protecting their turf.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I guess Chicago never had a problem with gun violence until little Eugene Stoner was born. /s


26 posted on 09/21/2013 8:30:19 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Somebody needs to tell this @$$#0£€ that Chicago IS a freaking battlefield.


27 posted on 09/21/2013 8:31:01 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Because clearly strict gun control had worked wonders in makin Chicago the saftest city in the US? Right?


28 posted on 09/21/2013 8:31:31 PM PDT by matt04
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To: Tupelo
recommenced = recomended Damn, I get worse by the week.
29 posted on 09/21/2013 8:31:48 PM PDT by Tupelo (There are no Republicans or Democrats in Washington. Just Millionaires protecting their turf.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Illegal guns create violence.

So let’s pass a law that will punish guns for their crimes.

First offense: the gun gets its bullets taken away.
Second offense: the gun gets plugged with a rubber cork.
Third offense: the gun gets its barrel chopped off.

Murder: Capital punishment. The gun is punished by hanging in a public square. Then it will be beheaded and melted down.

The innocent thugs who were unwillingly wielded by the guns will not be charged. It’s not their fault.

By the way, what’s a victim?


30 posted on 09/21/2013 8:32:36 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Impeach We Much!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

folk off buddy

you can’t even run your own city

don’t try to tell anyone else what to do


31 posted on 09/21/2013 8:33:26 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy’s suggestion is so full of crap, he could use it to fertilize the entire Sahara desert.

And we’d all be better off if he went there to spend the rest of his life doing just that.


32 posted on 09/21/2013 8:35:18 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How about he controls his OWN area, and lets us worry about ours.


33 posted on 09/21/2013 8:35:58 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good luck getting those guns out of the hands of gang bangers..oh yeah I Forgot, they can keep their guns, its the law abiding citizens who cant have them..I see how it works


34 posted on 09/21/2013 8:39:02 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What are the Chicago police going to do when the useful idiots entitlements are no longer there? Will all the major cities that are run by ComDems melt down? My bet is that they will.

That will be a place to avoid in such an event.


35 posted on 09/21/2013 8:46:27 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Garry F. McCarthy can KMA.

Chicago is about 2200 miles from my house and I wouldn’t go to Chicago even if someone paid for all expenses, yet somehow my firearms are a danger to this moron??

Seems that Garry F. McCarthy is incompetent at his present job.... perhaps he should resign. I used to fire people that blamed others for their own failures.


36 posted on 09/21/2013 8:51:46 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just another noisy *sshole making the noises *ssholes make.

Yawn.


37 posted on 09/21/2013 8:52:33 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

FU loser.

You outlawed guns and certain magazines.

Murder, torture, assault and battery are also illegal.

I note that more violent crime is committed with hands feet knives bats and various lethal means than all gu. Crimes combined.

Yet, you haven’t seen fit to outlaw those means of violence.

Nor have you outlawed hacksaw blades. They are surely used to cut down the barrels of shotguns.

People are the ones committing these crimes, not the inanimate objects they employ .

You are cruel to deny your citizens a lawful and constitutional means of evening the odds by which they protect themselves.

You are sentencing countless innocents to death and injury by removing their God given right to end violence committed against them.

Is it better for your conscience that these innocence live in constant fear and intimidation because they have not the means to defend themselves?

You are heartless bastards seeking power over a citizenry you were hired to serve.

You have no intention of doing your job and strangling the crime and murder stats to something understandable.

You are effing insane.

Ghengis Kahn wannabe.

You, are not an American.


38 posted on 09/21/2013 8:54:25 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Trueblackman

1). Membership in gangs becomes a felony
2). Murders while in gangs automatic death penalty
3). Drug distribution automatic death penalty

Problem solved.


39 posted on 09/21/2013 8:57:37 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If all liberal hypocrites will give up their armed body guards, I’ll give up my weapon. And I know that will never happen.


40 posted on 09/21/2013 8:59:18 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Incompetent Fife. Clean up your house before coming into mine acting holy.


41 posted on 09/21/2013 9:01:46 PM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: Travis McGee
this from they mutt that said they were either shot with an AK OR the two TEC-9 pistols THEY FOUND IN A DUMPSTER!!!
42 posted on 09/21/2013 9:02:55 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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“Illegal guns drive violence"

Couldn't agree more. Allow the law abiding populace to legally own and carry. Problem solved.

43 posted on 09/21/2013 9:07:39 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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Chicago Police Chief Calls for Nationwide Assault Weapon and High-Capacity Magazine Ban

Yeah! Then we can have all of America be like Chicago. What a libtard!!

44 posted on 09/21/2013 9:10:15 PM PDT by Perseverando (It's ALL about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And we should do this because it has worked so well in Chicago???


45 posted on 09/21/2013 9:13:26 PM PDT by Mom MD
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This McCarthy moron is the same ahole who once said Americans should only be allowed to own muskets because that was the type of firearm owned by the colonists when the Constitution was written.

I wouldn’t trust him to properly clean the restrooms at police headquarters in Chicago.


46 posted on 09/21/2013 9:17:01 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The Second Amendment makes all the other amendments possible)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I call for this wannabe tyrant to be fired for assailing my civil rights as an American citizen.

I don’t care what you want, chief. God gave me what he wants, and you ain’t taking it.


47 posted on 09/21/2013 9:22:12 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
How about a nationwide ban on incompetent police superintendents who's job it is to stop this gang violence and clean up the streets of criminals? They want to ban guns which are already banned in the city but not arrest, prosecute and imprison the criminals who use illegal guns to shoot, wound and kill people at an alarming rate. Anyone afraid to go to combat in a war zone need not worry. They can just go to Chicago or Detroit or some other liberal sheet hole and experience what it's like first hand right here at home. Chicago is a gun-free zone except for the criminals and gangs. No one can protect themselves or shoot back at the bad guys. And yet there is more gun violence and murders in Chicago than anywhere else in the country. We don't need to ban guns. We need to ban poor policing and criminals that use guns to commit murder and armed robberies.  photo GunFreeZone3_zpsb85c8551.jpg
48 posted on 09/21/2013 9:24:00 PM PDT by HotHunt
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49 posted on 09/21/2013 9:25:49 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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Yo! McCarthy! Clean up your own turf. We're doing just fine here--with our rifles.

The problem isn't the tool, it's the fools with it.

We don't have your problems here.

50 posted on 09/21/2013 9:29:22 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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