Illinois election 2018

(Credit: CNN News cnn.com January 1, 2018)

The Problem:

  • Year 2016, there were 784 Chicagoans murdered (highest in the nation).
  • Eighty (80%) of those murdered were killed with a handgun.
  • There also were 4,340 shooting victims.
  • Year 2017, there were 650 Chicagoans murdered
  • There also were 3,457 shooting victims.

 

 Solutions:

  • Licensing of Gun Dealers (Senate Bill 1657)
  • Banning Bump Stocks (Senate Bill 2247)
  • Minimum Age to own Assault Rifles (House Bill 1465)