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on April 19, 2016 in World News

Gun-Controlled Chicago: 169 Homicides Already in 2016

by AWR Hawkins Chicago has many of the gun controls that Democrats insist are the solution to gun violence — and it also has 169 homicides year-to-date. These 169 homicides are the exclamation point on a previous report that the city witnessed 862 shooting victims between January 1 and April 14 of this year. The Chicago Tribune reports that Chicago’s total homicide rate for 2015 was 488. With 169 dead in mid-April 2016, the city is on track to either hit 488 or to surpass it by year’s end. Chicago has an “assault weapons” ban and a “violence tax.” Neither of these laws… View Article

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