Chicago's Gun Violence Has a Role in the National Gun Debate

It took the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, to prompt lawmakers to call for stricter gun legislation. But the reality is that in a city like Chicago, where 515 murders took place last year and more than 100 shooting incidents have occurred since January 1, gun violence is an ongoing issue and it has been for years. Only, these shootings have become so common that they don't make national headlines. "We lost a classroom full of children in Connecticut which sparked national outrage that...Full Story
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