The Chicago Union Tribune reports that Saturday was a rough day in the city. Chicago Police responded to 6 deadly shootings in 24 hours. Think this was a record? In an August 2012 weekend, 9 people were killed and 37 wounded in gun violence.
Gun control advocates assert that stricter laws will reduce gun violence and protect lives. How is it, then, that a city with the toughest gun control laws in the United States struggles with some of the highest violent crime rates?
Does control reduce violent crime or does it simply take guns away from law-abiding citizens and leave them to the criminals? What do you think?
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