Critics Question Chicago’s Strategy Against Guns

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Amid Chicago’s ongoing epidemic of gun violence, with 494 fatal shootings and 2,866 people shot this year through September, the availability of guns has been blamed as a root cause and become a defining public safety issue. Chicago police say they’ve seized nearly 7,000 illegal firearms this year, and federal authorities have stepped up efforts to take down dealers, the Chicago Sun-Times reports . . .

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