Posts Tagged “gun violence”

Judge Pat O’Brien Urges Solutions to End Tragic Violence

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Judge Pat O’Brien Urges Solutions to End Tragic Violence

Judge Pat O’Brien Urges Solutions to End Tragic Violence Cook County States Attorney Candidate Judge Pat O’Brien criticizes incumbent Kim Foxx for failing to provide relief to the surge in violence in Cook County and especially in Chicago. After a violent Fourth of July weekend where 79 people were shot and 15 killed, including a…

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Bloomberg targets gun violence in his presidential bid

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Bloomberg targets gun violence in his presidential bid

Bloomberg targets gun violence in his presidential bid Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is taking on the challenge of fighting gun violence in his campaign to become president and win the Democratic Party nomination. Bloomberg will be on the Illinois ballot on March 17 and is considered a formidable candidate, despite his late entry…

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11 Year-old Harvey resident in critical condition, victim of gun violence

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11 Year-old Harvey resident in critical condition, victim of gun violence

11 Year-old Harvey resident in critical condition, victim of gun violence On the evening of Monday, September 23, an 11-year-old girl became the latest victim of gun violence in Chicago’s south suburban region. The young girl was in her Harvey home, near 158th and Paulina streets, when she was shot in the head by a…

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Gov. Pritzker, 11 Governors Urge Federal Action to Address the Gun Violence Epidemic

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Gov. Pritzker, 11 Governors Urge Federal Action to Address the Gun Violence Epidemic

Gov. Pritzker, 11 Governors Urge Federal Action to Address the Gun Violence Epidemic Governor JB Pritzker and 11 governors from across the country are urging President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to enact sensible gun legislation to help protect the American public from the gun violence epidemic. Since the federal assault weapons ban…

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Is there a politics to mass shootings?

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Is there a politics to mass shootings?

Is there a politics to mass shootings? The mainstream news media covered the killings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas far differently than the  news media covered the killings the same weekend in Chicago. Though the circumstances were different, with individual suspects involved in Dayton and El Paso and multiple suspects involved in multiple…

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Darwish joins coalition urging passage of HB 4116 — life in prison for illegal gun sellers

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Darwish joins coalition urging passage of HB 4116 — life in prison for illegal gun sellers

Darwish joins coalition urging passage of HB 4116 — life in prison for illegal gun sellers On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, a coalition of Illinois activists and candidates led by 3rd District Congressional candidate Rush Darwish and including Diane Latiker, Founder of Kids Off the Block (KOB); police accountability advocate Eric Russell; Mexican community activist…

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