More Evidence of
'Gun Control' Continuing Failure

'Gun control' continues to fail as advocates press for more restrictions.

By Dave Workman. May 28, 2024

Nine people, including a 5-year-old girl who was fatally wounded while sitting in her father's car early Sunday, provide more evidence that strict 'gun control' laws in Illinois—and particularly in Chicago and Cook County—have been a dismal failure.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, at least nine people were murdered over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The problem isn't just confined to the Windy City, either.

Out in Washington State, where 'gun control' laws have been getting more restrictive over the past decade, the Washington State Standard reported more guns are showing up in schools. Of the 2,275 reported "weapons incidents" during the 2022-2023 school year, 316 "involved possession of a firearm," the report said. In addition, the story cited an October 2023 report in the Washington Post, which said, "1 in 47 school-age children…attended a school where at least one gun was found and reported…by the media."

Meanwhile, many people still think the way to reduce gun-related violence is to stage a "gun buyback," which even 'gun control' proponents reject as truly productive.

In Chicago, according to the popular website, which tracks homicides in the city, 176 people have been fatally shot so far this year. Another 829 people have been wounded by gunfire. Nobody is rushing to declare 'gun control' a success in the city, and the gun prohibition lobby dodges the issue whenever they claim strong gun laws save lives. .....


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