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Chicago’s Annual Summer Shooting Season Begins !!!


This weekend marked the start of the annual Summer Shooting Season. Similar to last year, we’ll expect to see around 250 homicides and an additional 1,000 shot and wounded between now and Labor Day weekend. Final Shoot-o-Rahm-a Tally: 8 killed, … Continue reading

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Consent is not enough: If You want a Sexual Partner, Look for Enthusiasm; OR You May Be Looking for an Attorney


As an attorney, I am getting this question asked in various formats more frequently in light of the current social dialogue and #metoo movement: Are you a man about to leap into bed with a woman, worried that you might … Continue reading

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We Should Learn From History


My fellow Americans and friends around the world: We do not fully understand how or why the ancient civilizations destroyed each other. Upon the testimony of the ancients, corroborated by history and modern discoveries we know that there was only … Continue reading

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Retaliatory Conduct By Area Superintendents Threatens SD 80 Special Education Students; Thank you Senator Mulroe for Caring


When the Norridge School District 80 Board of Education approved the withdrawl of SD 80 from Leyden Area Special Education CoOp upon the recommendation of the SD 80 administration, this initiated a process which is now also being contemplated by … Continue reading

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#NationalSchoolWalkout #Enough March 14, 2018


Student protests for stricter gun laws are set for 10 a.m. in every time zone one month after the Parkland school shooting. Follow live updates cnn.it/2Hz0F5K It’s a shame when children feel compelled to speak up because adults have failed … Continue reading

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Chicago Loop Robberies Up 106%


Off-duty officer was struck in the face with a bottle and robbed in River North this weekend. Muggings there are up 50% this year. Loop robberies up 106% this year. http://www.cwbchicago.com/2018/03/off-duty-cop-mugged-in-river-north-as.html

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People are Dying Due to this Pollyanish Outlook


Here is the response of the Cook County Board President and Chief Judge to the Sheriff’s concerns about the low bonds or no cash bonds given to gun offenders in the county. Particularly offensive is the following comment by Chief … Continue reading

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Thoughts on What Is Driving Gun Violence in Chicago


Here’s a follow-up about low bonds being set for gun offenders arrested in Chicago and Cook County. Of particular interest are the statistics quoted in the article that show how the bond amounts have dropped significantly while the amount of … Continue reading

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Mental Health Issues Plagued The Parkland, Florida Shooting


In World War I, the British and French shot hundreds of soldiers for cowardice after they deserted. Only years later was it was recognized that many of those soldiers were suffering from what we now call PTSD. Their problem was … Continue reading

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Florida Gov. Scott wants to make it illegal to purchase a firearm if you are under 21.


I see where Fla. Gov. Scott wants to make it illegal to purchase a firearm if you are under 21. Florida’s Republican governor is calling for a range of measures that aim to prevent shootings like the one that occurred … Continue reading

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