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Chicago voters want gun limits, no taxi fare hikes
Chicago Tribune ^ | 20 mar 2014 | John Byrne and Cynthia Dizikes

Posted on 03/20/2014 4:58:21 AM PDT by rellimpank

Chicago voters weighed in on three city referendums Tuesday, with a majority coming out in favor of keeping firearms out of restaurants that serve alcohol and limiting the size of gun magazines, and most taking a dim view of raising taxi fares, according to preliminary results.

The three questions on the city's primary ballots carry no official weight but serve as a poll on what voters think about the topics. The low election turnout in Chicago, thanks to a lack of top-of-the-ticket contested races among Democrats, raises questions about the value of even the nonbinding opinions in taking the pulse of the electorate.

On the question of whether the state's concealed carry law should be amended to ban the possession of concealed firearms in any place that has a liquor license, nearly three-quarters of voters said yes, with 96 percent of precincts reporting.

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; chicago; rkba
--"The low election turnout in Chicago, thanks to a lack of top-of-the-ticket contested races among Democrats, raises questions about the value of even the nonbinding opinions in taking the pulse of the electorate.--"

--the most intelligent statement in the article--

1 posted on 03/20/2014 4:58:21 AM PDT by rellimpank
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To: rellimpank

What is their opinion of free beer?

All in favor say “aye”!


2 posted on 03/20/2014 5:08:22 AM PDT by proxy_user
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To: rellimpank
keeping firearms out of restaurants that serve alcohol and limiting the size of gun magazines

Good thing the Second Amendment is not subject to the whim of the majority.

Oh... wait.....

3 posted on 03/20/2014 5:11:00 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: grobdriver

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDEuvIGbHwc

It will absolutely stop scenes like this. (uhm.../s?)


4 posted on 03/20/2014 5:14:57 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: rellimpank
...coming out in favor of keeping firearms out of restaurants that serve alcohol...

My argument always is, if the weapon is concealed, how do they know? (That question was posed to me by a LEO, who is in favor of people conceal carrying at ALL times!)

5 posted on 03/20/2014 5:16:55 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: rellimpank
Chicagoans are afraid of guns, which is understandable, but they are afraid of the wrong guns.

6 posted on 03/20/2014 5:18:26 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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Chicagoans are a special breed, aren’t they?

Well, that’s not quite true. They are your basic issue big-city liberals intent on suppressing liberties.


7 posted on 03/20/2014 6:09:28 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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“Chicagoans are a special breed, aren’t they?’

Yes, they are. There are a large number of Donkey voters who start their day with a huge bowl of Stupid in the morning. They continue snacking on Stupid all day long and associate with Stupid people all day and night. Stupid is all they know. When they die, they continue voting Stupid (for Donkeys) for the next 200 years.

8 posted on 03/20/2014 3:52:06 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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