Murders Increase By Nearly 80 Percent In Chicago – The Mayor Blames Guns

As the left continues to demand the abolishment of police, violent crime in some cities is skyrocketing.

In Chicago, murders are up by almost 80 percent over this time last year, but naturally Mayor Lori Lightfoot is deflecting by blaming guns.

This is not logical. Frankly, it’s madness.

The Washington Examiner reports:

With murders up nearly 80% in Chicago last month, Lori Lightfoot blames guns

Shootings and homicides in Chicago increased sharply in June compared to the same time last year.

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Police data show that shootings in Chicago increased by 75% in June of 2020 compared to June 2019, and murders in the city rose by 78%, according to NBC 5 Chicago.

In June of this year, 424 people were shot, and 89 were murdered — compared to 242 shootings and 50 murders during the same month last year.

Last weekend alone, gun violence killed more than a dozen people, including three children. Twelve people were killed on Father’s Day weekend, including a 3-year-old…

When asked about the rise in violence, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, a Democrat, said it was a “complicated” question and suggested that gun control is the answer.

“That’s a complicated question,” Lightfoot said. “We have way too many guns on the streets.”

People are noticing how crazy this is:

Why do the people of Chicago put up with this?

 

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