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City aims in right direction
Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 29 may 2014

Posted on 05/29/2014 2:04:07 AM PDT by rellimpank

The city of Chicago doesn’t want gun shops, within its borders but a federal judge says that’s unconstitutional.

So how does the city respond? With an ordinance that allows for shops but signals that strong resistance by imposing smart restrictions on gun shop owners.

In other words, the mayor’s office looks to have gotten its ordinance right.

Too bad the ordinance, introduced in City Council on Wednesday, will have absolutely no impact on Chicago’s real gun problem: the unceasing flow of illegal weapons into the city. The ordinance monitors gun sales in the city, but almost all illegal weapons recovered here were purchased legally elsewhere, many just outside Chicago.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; chicago; rkba
--another laughable piece from the S-T--
1 posted on 05/29/2014 2:04:07 AM PDT by rellimpank
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To: rellimpank
In other words, the mayor’s office looks to have gotten its ordinance right. Too bad the ordinance, introduced in City Council on Wednesday, will have absolutely no impact on Chicago’s real gun problem: the unceasing flow of illegal weapons into the city.

I'm always startled when liberals put their lack of concern for results this bluntly. Saying that the gun ordinance is good, but it will accomplish nothing is exactly what I expect from today's liberalism. It's sad too.

2 posted on 05/29/2014 3:27:02 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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Perhaps what is really needed is “...smart restrictions...” on newspapers.

And that day may well be coming....


3 posted on 05/29/2014 3:30:59 AM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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It will never occur to liberals such as the one who wrote this that the gun violence problem within this city will be solved only when law-abiding citizens are able to easily acquire guns to fight back against the armed criminals who assault them. This is an elementary concept, to be sure, but one which evades the “elite.”


4 posted on 05/29/2014 4:13:43 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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Liberals attack guns because they don't want to talk about the root causes of violence in cities like Chicago. They are hiding behind the gun issue to avoid the issues of fatherless homes, dysfunctional welfare families, black culture, moral decay and the failure of city governments run by Democrats.

The mainstream media won't discuss it, but the Democrats have an incredible history of failed policies.

5 posted on 05/29/2014 4:25:13 AM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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will have absolutely no impact on Chicago’s real gun problem

Chicago doesn't have a gun problem. It has an out of control black male problem.

6 posted on 05/29/2014 5:16:02 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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