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-- -- Go backwards -- doesn't do anything as -- about the influx of all of these illegal guns that daily coming across the line.
In Illinois lying out -- -- it's a real problem this makes this makes for wonderful press conference to once again we have a piece of -- legislation.
That is actually.
Legal gun owners and it actually hits people who.
Legally own weapons but these gang members these drug dealers and the folks who were committing these crimes in and killing people in Chicago every single day.
They're not going to gun shop they're not going to a gun store.
So these are the types of things that need to -- stuff -- essentially border have been bought out on the streets.
Right -- -- absolutely and and the that guns come through.
By the thousands by the thousands and so once again I think this is misplaced energy here's a problem.
-- how do you enforce this against the very people that Thomas was on -- Yeah I mean -- enforcement is going to be an issue but I take a little exception to the idea that you don't do something because there's another problem I mean I agree with you I would like to see.
Tougher regulation I would like them -- The tougher on the criminals and and the people who don't own guns legally I think we all would like to see that but that doesn't mean you don't have in place notification.
To authorities if your gun is stolen or misplaced or what have -- have you.
That doesn't mean you don't give that gun owners the responsibility do background checks if they're going to sell those guns he's so this idea you know that we hear all the time that you don't do one thing because we have another problem over here.
Timmy doesn't ring true I don't get that want Jack great.
Yes it's always been as -- pointed -- sort of it's been described as a loophole the you know gun show loop -- -- -- gun shows but you can't go to what gun store.
And any -- all of these requirements on reporting and so forth.
So what about that I mean does close a loophole -- a great many sales are made -- these -- hit it you know we you know what some people would say that it doesn't look a lot of people would argue if you lose a gun maybe you should notify the police department right why not okay absolutely but.
Again if this is government witness placing its its its energy -- -- why are these kids were not to doing anything to try and get these kids.
Off the street we're not doing anything to try and get the illegal guns off the street and more more importantly.
When you look at the economy.
Chicago in the economy -- Illinois.
Which is so unfriendly to business you can understand why these kids joined gangs because they can't get jobs.
They don't have any skin in the game and nobody wants to talk about that it's very easy to hold a press conference and come up with some new what was some new gun regulation and say we don't have.
Good gun laws it's another to try and solve the root cause of the problem.
Yes now I would agree I think we could do a lot more to help young people get shots and I think it a lot more to keep them off the street and I think we can do a lot -- a lot of theories but I go back to the point.
Does that mean you don't do this one thing which seems to make logical sense now I think your point is well taken if this doesn't go federal this is not a national.
Issue with this isn't legislation that's passed nationally.
It might you know not be effective -- as effective as it could be so I do think that's problematic but.
You know you can't -- the governor it you know Illinois responsible for nationwide legislation so you know you've got to start somewhere and end this and want -- -- wanted.
Chicago needs -- start engaging the way New York City did.
The doctors stop -- for -- proactive policing tactics yeah yeah I mean in new York and of course.
-- has come under fire from a federal judge but it's on appeal they have gone from 2262.
Murders in here.
Largely because of the stop and frisk policy.
And you know this Freeport said of the famous -- case back in 1968 Terry vs Ohio.
It's not a violation of the Fourth Amendment when their offer -- stops and -- somebody.
If that officer has seemed reasonable belief that person may be gone.
Needs to do that right look you've got a governor and you've got a mayor who were both really they've got a city that's in free fall.
They've got a state that's they've managed to tax everything that moves and everything a dozen and they are still billions in the red.
And so this is another attempt on the part of of these officials have called guns a plague.
And to an -- to try and make it look like they're doing something when they're not actually getting to the root cause of the problem most police officers who -- experienced we'll tell you.
It's not about racial profiling stop and -- it's about behavior.
And experience cop can tell just by the way.
An individual was acting whether he's on -- or not -- shifting his waist and it.
You know the way he sort of walking or -- in -- contact and so on and so forth just general behavior that experience cops.
Gives police more schools to go after these guys with guns -- -- had an INS and say I agree I think there should be doing and I think Ray Kelly -- out over the weekend talking about the last eleven years the -- substantial deep freeze and crying as a result of the work during the Bloomberg administration that he's let.
And I think proactive policing if it's done right and it's -- you know it doesn't violate the Fourth Amendment I think absolutely.
Should be practiced I think that's got to go hand in hand with something that.
You've also got to give people economic opportunity -- any.
We have a congress coming back facing this issue sequester once again we have drastic cuts in programs.
Those are the kind of things we need to tackle so I absolutely agree it's not just one thing or the other it's not just this -- that the governor of Illinois passed its not just happen -- it's it's a whole combination of elements.
And you know unless we get a congress that can actually operate.
None of this is that going to play so you know I'm not particularly you know optimistic it's gonna happen but I would I would absolutely -- great as long stop and -- is done correctly as long as it's done legally.
I don't see any problem with proactive policing and you know I think that we're gonna see on -- some of the points that Ray Kelly has made in the Bloomberg administration has -- About you know what they see as problematic about the about the judge's decision last you.
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