Hey Governor Pritzker… we thought the Protect Illinois Communities Act was going to curb gang violence? How can this be possible? We have the FOID card, the Concealed Carry law. We have a ban on felons with guns and bans on naughty guns. Not only that but full-auto naughty guns are even illegal-er. There’s laws against shooting guns in the city and shooting recklessly. And about a gazillion more laws. Including against homicide. Yet Chicago’s gang members don’t give a damn about laws. Nor do they worry much about police or prosecutors. The risk of apprehension for serious crimes is less than 5%. The risk of arrest for this? Near zero. Why? Because most of the Chicago cops not out on a call around midnight on New Years camped out under overpasses or under other cover to protect from bullets raining down.
Welcome to New Years’ 2024 in Chicago. From the Back of the Yards neighborhood.