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Chicago Mayor Slams Cruz & Republicans As ‘Cowards’ After Getting Called Out On Gun Violence

Stupid is as stupid does.

John Salvatore

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It’s as if Democrats don’t hear themselves when they speak.

If they did, they wouldn’t speak.

Or at least not as much.

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Check out Ted Cruz’s factual argument against gun control, then sit through the Windy City’s mayor jibber-jabber while saying nothing helpful…

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Gun control doesn’t work. Look at Chicago. Disarming law-abiding citizens isn’t the answer. Stopping violent criminals—prosecuting & getting them off the street—BEFORE they commit more violent crimes is the most effective way to reduce murder rates. Let’s protect our citizens.

Here comes Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot…

60% of illegal firearms recovered in Chicago come from outside IL—mostly from states dominated by coward Republicans like you who refuse to enact commonsense gun legislation. Keep our name out of your mouth.

More from Chicago Tribune:

“Given the tragedy that’s happened in Texas over the last few weeks, tragedies plural, it’s surprising to me that Senator Cruz would do anything other than work his butt off to better represent the citizens of Texas,” Lightfoot said. “There’s a great need across this country for federal leadership in particular to step up and come forward with a real plan to deal with the gun violence that we’re seeing not only in cities like Chicago but really across the country.”

“For him to make a political point, or try to, I should say try to make a political point, out of the horrible tragedy that has been unfolding in Texas is really offensive not just to Chicago but to the people in Texas who are still and will be forever changed because of the violence there,” Lightfoot added. “What we ought to do is not try to score political points. We ought to try to come together and solve one of the core problems with gun violence which is this patchwork of systems in different states, different neighboring states having different systems, because the federal government hasn’t stepped up to do its job.”

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