A tragic shooting rampage just rocked a major U.S. city. Nineteen people were involved over the weekend. This is heartbreaking.
“Nineteen people were shot, five fatally, Friday into Sunday morning across Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago,” reported Breitbart News. Violence is out of control in Chicago.
According to the report, based upon local news coverage, “the first fatality occurred at 10:15 p.m. Friday night, when a 31-year-old man was shot multiple times,” with the violence continuing through Sunday.
Here’s the truth: If you hamstring your city’s police and make it difficult for citizens to defend themselves, crime will only increase — and it is the innocent people who will suffer greatly. This cannot be argued against.
It is no wonder that Americans are fleeing cities like Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles. Once the envy of the world, they are hotbeds for anti-business policies, high taxes and cost of living, and ever-increasing violence.
Something has to change. The residents of Chicago need to demand more from their leaders at the city and state level. If they do not, this once-thriving metropolis and business hub will continue spiraling into oblivion.
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