For some time, we’ve discussed the weekend shootings in Chicago. It’s a difficult problem for Democrats because it’s “black on black crime” in areas run by their party. Last, but not least, the shootings did not start with President Trump.
A “war of words” exploded this weekend between Senator Ted Cruz and Mayor Lightfoot:
The retort came after Cruz, R-Texas, tweeted that “gun control doesn’t work” and pointed to the Democrat-run city as evidence that “disarming law-abiding citizens isn’t the answer.” His tweet referenced an article reporting that at least 25 people were shot in Chicago during Labor Day weekend amid a continuing crime wave in the city.
“Stopping violent criminals — prosecuting & getting them off the street — BEFORE they commit more violent crimes is the most effective way to reduce murder rates,” Cruz tweeted. “Let’s protect our citizens.”
Lightfoot, elected mayor earlier this year, tweeted a graphic claiming that […]
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