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Chicago Police Officer Shot In Chest, Critically Wounded: Person Of Interest Questioned

Posted by FITA on March 20, 2012 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (88)

Posted: 03/20/2012 10:42 am

Updated: 03/20/2012 10:42 am


 A Chicago police officer was shot in the chest and critically injured after he chased after an alleged curfew violator in the city's South Chicago neighborhood Monday evening.


The shooting took place at 10:45 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Kingston Avenue, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The officer had stopped to qu...

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Illinois Concealed Carry: Perhaps It Isn't Such A Bad Idea

Posted by FITA on March 20, 2012 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (5)

By Woodlawn Wonder,

March 12, 2012 at 11:37 am


It pains me to agree with the NRA but I've got to support the passage of concealed carry in the state of Illinois.


According to Chicago Tribune reporter Peter Nickeas' Twitter feed, the first ten days of March brought 51 people shot city wide with 9 of those shootings being fatal.


It doesn't take a statistician to know that those are...

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Right-to-Carry 2012, 41 RTC States - Violent Crime at 37-Year Low

Posted by FITA on March 20, 2012 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Self-defense is a fundamental right. The U.S. constitution, the constitutions of 44 states, common law, and the laws of all states recognize the right to use arms in self-defense. RTC laws respect the right to self-defense by allowing individuals to carry firearms for protection.


The Supreme Court, striking down the District of Columbia’s handgun ban in District of Columbia v. Heller (2008), ruled that “the inherent right of self-defense has been central to the S...

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10 dead, at least 39 others wounded in weekend violence

Posted by FITA on March 20, 2012 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE

Last Modified: Mar 19, 2012 07:55AM


Ten people were killed and at least 39 others were wounded in shootings across the city this weekend.


Most of the victims, male and female, ranged in age from their mid-teens to 30s, with the notable exception of a 6-year-old girl who was shot dead as she played on the front porch of her home in the Little Village neighborhood.


Neighbors sa...

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