Is Chicago proof that gun laws don't work? | The Tylt
Chicago suffered record-breaking violence in 2016: 4,331 shootings and 762 homicides. That's more deaths than in New York and Los Angeles combined. Gun rights groups say Chicago's strict ordinances prove gun laws don't work—they just add to lawlessness and violence. But gun-control advocates argue New York and L.A. actually have stricter gun laws, and lax gun laws in nearby states flood Chicago with guns. Critics also say we need to address the underlying causes of gun violence. What do you think?
Is Chicago proof that gun laws don't work?
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