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Illinois pols slam Texas governor for name-checking Chicago after massacre: 'Shame on you'

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says tougher gun laws won't prevent violence. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Abbott is "lying about Chicago and what actually perpetuates gun violence" The 18-year-old school shooter used an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle.
1 month ago·Chicago, United States

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'Shame on You': Pritzker Criticizes Texas Governor After He Cites Chicago Crime During Address

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker criticized Texas Gov. Greg Abbott after the governor, during an address surrounding a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, pointed to Chicago crime as an example of why tougher gun laws won’t prevent violence.

1 month ago·Chicago, United States
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Chicago Sun Times

Pritzker, other Illinois Democrats blast Texas governor for injecting Chicago into debate over school shooting

“I hate to say this, there are more people that are shot every weekend in Chicago than there are in schools in Texas,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said. Gov. J.B. Pritzker tweeted, “Shame on you.” Ald. Gilbert Villegas (36th) tweeted that the Republican governor was an “@sshole” and should” keep our…

1 month ago·Chicago, United States
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Illinois pols slam Texas governor for name-checking Chicago after massacre: 'Shame on you'

A day after 19 children and two teachers were murdered in a small-town elementary school, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday pointed to Chicago’s gun violence as proof that stringent gun laws are not the solution.

1 month ago·Philadelphia, United States
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The Post Millennial

Illinois governor criticizes Texas' Greg Abbott for citing Chicago crime stats as evidence 'real gun laws' don't work

"The majority of guns used in Chicago shootings come from states with lax gun laws," the Illinois Governor argued.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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Illinois Democrats respond to Texas governor's comments on Chicago

"There are more people who were shot every weekend in Chicago than there are in schools in Texas." Abbott declared, after claiming he was sorry to have to say it.

1 month ago·Chicago, United States
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Pritzker slams Texas governor after he cites Chicago crime

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker took to Twitter on Wednesday to slam Gov. Greg Abbott writing the Texas governor was "lying about Chicago and what actually perpetuates gun violence. "Pritzker's remarks were in responseto Abbott's comments made during a news conference earlier on Wednesday following the tragic school shooting that killed at least 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The Texas governor was asked about…

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