On July 4th we celebrate our independence day with the smell of gunpowder from firework, but in Chicago the gunpowder was a mix between fireworks and over 50 separate shootings during the festive weekend.
The Chicago area is well known to enforce their gun control laws on the 2.7 million populace. In spite of this there were some 10 fatal shooting and well over 50 injured from shootings. The saddest part of that statistic is that the youngest fatality included a 7 year old that was shot by a gang member trying to kill the young one’s father.
Chicago is ravaged with poverty, multiple gangs, and gun control. While the number of fatal shooting has gone down since 1990, there are still between 400-500 a year making Chicago one of the deadliest cities in the US.
The scene of the shooting at 7 year old Amari Brown had the police tape up, shell casings scattered over the sidewalk, and the Brown’s father still wearing the blood stained pants he wore the night his son was murdered.
The Reverend Ari Acree was at the scene later on. He said, “We can’t blame this on the system or on the white supremacists. The person who did this walks like us, looks like us and dresses like us. He lives among us; Until we make a decision as a community to end this violence, all of you will be out here next week, on another corner, filming somebody else saying exactly the same thing I’m saying.”
We respectfully disagree with the Reverend on one point. As a community do cone together, but go together to your mayor, and local officials to demand your second amendment rights to arm your community. Arm your families to defend themselves, and the thugs will go away one round at a time.
This shooting came after a noted increase in police presence. During July 4th weekend, the police had patrols in groups of five going to the most dangerous neighborhoods like Englewood.
Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy boasted of the number of weapons seized averaging of one an hour throughout the July 4th weekend. The number of fatal shootings has not gone down in spite of the concentration on illegal weapons seizures which again proves our point.
Gang members will not follow the law with their weapons, and will continue to get them illegally. If you want to try and wait for the police, you will make a possibly fatal mistake.
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