The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Keep and Bear
The state of Illinois, and specifically the city of Chicago, have long been rocked by an inexcusable democratic experiment on gun control.
From 1982 to 2010, the city of Chicago maintained an all out legal ban on handguns. While the left’s hope was that this ban would deter criminals from acquiring firearms with which to commit their crimes, this farcical legislative joke only went on to prove the old adage “when you outlaw guns, only the outlaws will have guns”.
Beginning in 1982, and extending well into the modern day, Chicago has been a lawless hellscape of illegally imported firearms as black market arms races blossomed while the law-abiding citizen of Chi-Town cowered helplessly in their homes.
Still, many politicians in Chicago will stand to defend the purely partisan nonsense, despite the obvious evidence that the entire experiment was a massive failure.
Now, the Illinois Attorney General haspost was originally published on this site