Chicago Case: SO much wasted money trying to rewrite history and law

Chicago Case: SO much wasted money trying to rewrite history and law

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    Chicago Case: SO much wasted money trying to rewrite history and law

    Seems like it would be much easier to just revert back to our founding fathers and just do away with any and all restrictions......

    Federal judge shoots down Chicago gun sales ban | Fox News
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    You sound like a Constitutionalist, welcome to the club.
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    from the article.
    Our goal is to create the strictest regulations that protect our residents and also comply with the court order without undermining the progress we have made in reducing violent crime throughout our city."
    Pure crap....
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    Regulations do NOT EVER "protect our citizens". Moreover, they increasingly force citizens into criminal behavior to protect ...themselves!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Harryball View Post
    from the article.
    Our goal is to create the strictest regulations that protect our residents and also comply with the court order without undermining the progress we have made in reducing violent crime throughout our city."
    Pure crap....
    Yeah. I'd like to see Mr Emanuel point to one, just one, case where the strict regulations protected a person. Where the cops actually stopped a person from being harmed.

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    Show me where these regulations have afforded any reduction in violent crime in Chicago!

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    Rats!
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    Rahm Emmanuel lives in a delusional world. He is a hard-core anti-freedom extremist.

    Good for Judge Chang!
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    and what progress would that be there Rahmmie? .....you flaming jack-headed moron.

    For his part, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement, "I am pleased the court granted our request for a six-month delay to allow time to adopt a municipal ordinance regulating firearm sales in Chicago.

    "Our goal is to create the strictest regulations that protect our residents and also comply with the court order without undermining the progress we have made in reducing violent crime throughout our city."
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    Progress??? He should be sued for every could have been defensive gun occurrence.

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    Nothing more than declaring "victory" while being chased from the battle with tail between the legs.
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    Chicago's murder rate has declined to the lowest rate since 1965. In Chicago's case it seems that having a competent superintendent of police made the difference. Be careful, if murder rate increases after this decision, it will be easy to point out that gun sales is the culprit.

    Crime: Murder Rate in Chicago, New York City Down in 2013 | TIME.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coconut View Post
    Chicago's murder rate has declined to the lowest rate since 1965. In Chicago's case it seems that having a competent superintendent of police made the difference. Be careful, if murder rate increases after this decision, it will be easy to point out that gun sales is the culprit.

    Crime: Murder Rate in Chicago, New York City Down in 2013 | TIME.com

    The numbers already speak for themselves. Look at Chicago compared to Houston in the Fox article. And still no person can figure it out! Not even a Judge can see the numbers or speak up for them. Just trying to figure out the proper wording for putting another knot in the noose. Job security?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rcsoftexas View Post
    Seems like it would be much easier to just revert back to our founding fathers and just do away with any and all restrictions......
    It does seem that way, doesn't it?

    I mean, particularly given the twin facts that nearly all violent felons don't follow any of the crap anyway, and nearly all upstanding folk aren't a threat to others, choosing the path of liberty and constitutionality can't hardly be any worse than the morass we've got now. Unjustifiable infringements, co-opting of the courts, politicizing to within an inch of our lives, legal actions that keep far too many lawyers eating steak, and all the rest. Scrap it all, and sleep better, knowing for a fact we're better off. Absolutely.

    Hell, while we're at it, once we've seen the vast majority of any "blood running in the streets" is that of the felons we can't seem to get rid of, declare open season on 'em all. They've declared open season on the upstanding. Turning the tables (a la Coffeyville Kansas' approach to ridding the town of vermin) might well be the best thing we could do. Better and more sensible, by far, than jumping on the heads of every two-bit upstanding citizen we can find.
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    Chicago takes a weird form of logic.... and makes it so extreme only an idiot would buy into it.

    It's like making a law against having or owning a shovel, and then arguing that way ... no one will ever die.... because no one can dig the grave.
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    With any luck these holdout heathen zones will be looked at in a few decades with the same contempt as the southern states that refused to drop their racial segregation laws in the 1950s.
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