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Illinois Lawmaker Welcomes Police State As Palliative To Murder In ‘Gun Free’ Chicago

July 10, 2013 by  

An Illinois State Representative held a press conference at the State Capitol Tuesday calling on the governor muster the National Guard to quell inner city violence.

“I am requesting with this press conference that Governor Patrick Quinn order the Illinois National Guard [and] the Illinois State Police come to Chicago and work with our mayor Rahm Emanuel to provide safety for the children, especially,” said Rep. Monique Davis, a Democrat, at the press conference.

Using similar logic, Governor Quinn had attempted, on the same day, to legislate guns out of more people’s hands through a veto effort that would have gutted a State law freeing Illinois residents to apply for concealed carry licenses – but the State Legislature overruled him. He had not responded to Davis’ unlikely request as of late Wednesday.

More than 100 people have been shot in Chicago since July 1, with 12 murders occurring over the July 4th holiday period. Last year, more than 500 people were murdered – a Chicago record.

Davis oddly compared Chicago’s epidemic of largely black-on-black “gun” violence to genocide in remarks to the Chicago Sun Times.

Ben Bullard

Reconciling the concept of individual sovereignty with conscientious participation in the modern American political process is a continuing preoccupation for staff writer Ben Bullard. A former community newspaper writer, Bullard has closely observed the manner in which well-meaning small-town politicians and policy makers often accept, unthinkingly, their increasingly marginal role in shaping the quality of their own lives, as well as those of the people whom they serve. He argues that American public policy is plagued by inscrutable and corrupt motives on a national scale, a fundamental problem which individuals, families and communities must strive to solve. This, he argues, can be achieved only as Americans rediscover the principal role each citizen plays in enriching the welfare of our Republic.

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  • Scott Hopkins

    This is Shocking , but no surprise to me. Look at many states in big cities like Chicago , I bet you’ll find similar things more often than not. However this is just my opinion and I could be right or wrong. Good luck and good bye all who have read this in all you do.

  • shadow1776

    If they declared martial law, you can bet things would get worse, only more cops and the guard would be getti.g shot at.

  • Kathy Priest

    Chicago’s problem has always been that criminals run the town and government and the good citizens of the city have left because there rights and their lives are restricted by the corruption. Give the citizens their bill of rights and protect their amendments and Chicago may have a chance. Criminals will not flourish when citizens have guns!!!

  • kent zastrow

    I read a few years back about guns being left on fright trains near areas currently in shooting zones they were part of fasst and furious of. The atf no connections of course. Don’t believe in coincidences. Part of plan to introduce heavy hand of gov. To solve a problem that they created

  • Larry D Buckhout Jr

    How about we get rid of the useless democrats in Chicago from McCarthy to the Mayor, the Dems have ruined that great city I was born in for the past probably fifty years, they are the poster child AGAINST gun control

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  • John

    The Country should declare,”WAR” on the Street Gangs!!!! That would stop 98% of the VIOLENT CRIMES, and MURDERS!!!!
    I have always wondered why no one will do anything about them???!!!

  • Earl W. Jones KT

    The Chicago thug ruling party in time have to answer to the people of Ill. A tarr and feather party would be to kind.How about an unarmed over night party in the hood they created. The mayor gov. AND ALL OF CITY HALL NEED TO GO.

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