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Guns Wound 13 in Chicago

The attack was evidently gang-related. But naturally, the media blames guns.

Sep. 20, 2013

According to the Chicago Tribune, “Thirteen people, including a 3-year-old boy who suffered a gunshot wound to the head, were shot at a Chicago park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Thursday night, authorities said. … Chicago police were making no information about what happened public, except to say that the shooting appeared to be gang-related. The shootings took place on a basketball court on the 51st Street side of Cornell Square Park near Wood Street.”

Naturally, no one in the mainstream media seems concerned with addressing the escalating gang issue. Instead, these actions are obviously due to a lack of federal gun control laws – or something. CNN’s anti-gun guru Piers Morgan was quick to spout more nonsense on the matter at hand:

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