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13 shot as holiday weekend begins: 'It's like an everyday normal thing' ( Gun Free Chicago )
Chicago Tribune ^ | July 4, 2014 | Peter Nickeas, Michelle Manchir and Liam Ford

Posted on 07/05/2014 9:55:45 PM PDT by george76

At least 13 people have been shot in Chicago at the start of the long holiday weekend, including a woman killed as she sat on a porch near Garfield Park and a man slain in front of a hair salon on the South Side, police said.

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The mother of the boy, Andrea Byes, said she is planning to move out of the two-flat where she lives with her children because of the violence, drug sales and loitering on the block.

"I'm not surprised something like this happened," said Byes, 40. "It was a matter of time. They're all over everywhere. . .These people are used to it. It's like an everyday normal thing, and it's sad that these children have to grow up thinking it's an everyday normal thing."

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Illinois; US: Massachusetts; US: Michigan; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; chicago; guncontrol; gunfree; gunfreechicago; gungrabbers; guns; rkba; secondamendment
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1 posted on 07/05/2014 9:55:45 PM PDT by george76
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if Obama had a demographic....


2 posted on 07/05/2014 10:04:15 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: george76

Why isn’t Rahm on the streets of South ChiTown every w/e night?


3 posted on 07/05/2014 10:05:10 PM PDT by Paladin2
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Probably because his private security force won’t let him go! /s;)


4 posted on 07/05/2014 10:10:40 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Salamander
if Obama had a demographic....

Indeed. His old stomping grounds, for sure.

5 posted on 07/05/2014 10:15:52 PM PDT by scripter
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As I understand it (from something I read), Chicago residents can start purchasing guns in a couple of months.

I think we need some snipers there now to take out the trash.

6 posted on 07/05/2014 10:17:35 PM PDT by scripter
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To: george76

I have always wanted to hunt mans most dangerous prey, MAN HIMSELF.
Thinking of maybe booking me a flight to Chi-Town.....


7 posted on 07/05/2014 10:28:22 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: george76

and their solution is to disarm all the law-abiding folks.

the demo is 3% of the population doing 75% of the gun murders. deal’wth them and you deal with a huge chunk of gun murders.

libtards won’t b/c the 3% are black urban feral youts.


8 posted on 07/05/2014 11:02:19 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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libs will never do anything that would’really cut gun violence b/c the end goal is disarming all of us.


9 posted on 07/05/2014 11:02:58 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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snipers

Snipers? Snipers? You need machine gunners for that task. Lots of 'em.

10 posted on 07/05/2014 11:11:27 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Paladin2

He’s too busy keeping Burry and Mikes table at Mans Country.


12 posted on 07/06/2014 12:24:51 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: george76

http://wavy.com/2014/07/05/developing-police-respond-to-14-shootings-overnight-in-norfolk/
Norfolk, Virginia has them beat. Of course it isn’t common, usually there are only one or two a night for the entire Hampton Roads area.


13 posted on 07/06/2014 3:48:24 AM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: Secret Agent Man
Al Capone's Chicago was much safer than Rahm Emanuel's Chicago.

In Al Capone's Chicago you could legally buy a Thompson submachine gun for $225. By mail order.

Chart; A-Alcohol Prohibition, B-End of Prohibition, C-War on Drugs, D-9/11, etc.

14 posted on 07/06/2014 4:02:08 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: george76

Didn’t happen. Guns are illegal. So are drugs.


15 posted on 07/06/2014 4:31:00 AM PDT by Wolfie
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Chicago is the prototype liberal “Community Of Tomorrow” for the rest of the USA.


16 posted on 07/06/2014 5:01:43 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: Sooth2222; All
FYI...a must read...they've been cooking the books to make the murder rate look much better than it is
17 posted on 07/06/2014 5:28:52 AM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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I don’t understand. Why doesn’t the city council just pass a law against murder? That would solve the problem.


18 posted on 07/06/2014 5:50:15 AM PDT by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the far North)
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To: george76
Headline from NBC-Chicago: (Copy & pasted from the NBC New site)

Death Toll Rises: 37 Shot, 3 Fatally, in Chicago Weekend Violence

19 posted on 07/06/2014 5:53:40 AM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: george76

http://secondcitycop.blogspot.com/


20 posted on 07/06/2014 5:55:10 AM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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