Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Reverend Jesse Jackson wants Illinois declared a state of emergency.

Jackson and Mayor Daley say the easy access to illegal guns is the root of the problem.
******************************************

So criminals are breaking gun laws and acquiring guns? Really? Who would have thought that criminals would go to any lengths possible to get a gun? Even Illegal means.
If Chicago is declared a state of emergency, shouldn't Arizona border towns also be declared a state of emergency?

******************
http://www.wgntv.com/news/wgntv-chicago-gun-violence-may5,0,4081831.story

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:07 AM on May. 12, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (34)
  • a state of emergency is not for that purpose. he has issues. a state of emergency spends money ofcourse that is what democrats are good at doing and yes if illinois does this arizona should too.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:23 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • We have now had 3 tornadoes in 1 week...luckily minimal damage, but this is the type of thing it is reserved for. It shouldn't be used for some idiotic thing like gun control just because some dude thinks it should. I have no respect for Jesse jackson whatsoever. If the police in Illinois can't do their job then find some new ones who can.
    carmadsmom

    Answer by carmadsmom at 7:30 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • And here I thought the "emergency" was due to the high frequency of corrupt politicians that state turns out!! (Of course by that logic, Massachusetts and California would also need to be declared emergencies--followed by every other highly Democratic state!) LOL :o)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 7:34 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • Police cannot do their job because if they did, Jesse Jackson woud be up their ass for false accusations of racial profiling.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:36 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • Good grief. No. Do not declare the state of IL a state of emergency just because the criminals have illegal guns. *Gasp* What a thought!! Criminals didn't follow the legal means for procuring a weapon!

    Parts of Chicago are horribly riddled with crime. Crack down on those areas. Arrest the criminals. Try them. Find them guilty and toss them in prison. Use the system in place already.

    May-20

    Answer by May-20 at 7:38 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • Parts of Chicago are horribly riddled with crime. Crack down on those areas. Arrest the criminals. Try them. Find them guilty and toss them in prison. Use the system in place already.


    Can't. Might be accused of racial profiling.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:40 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • Police cannot do their job because if they did, Jesse Jackson woud be up their ass for false accusations of racial profiling.

    Agreed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:42 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • Can't. Might be accused of racial profiling

    This is true. But sometimes you have to do the right thing for the right reason even though the idiots will claim you did it for the wrong reason.

    What they will try to do to get around this is make tighter gun laws, which is STUPID because it's already been shown that the criminals already have illegal guns.
    May-20

    Answer by May-20 at 7:45 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • Federal funding isn't meant for long term sustained high crime rates. Jesse Jackson knows better. And if he doesn't know better, I can't even begin to imagine the damage he would have done had he been elected POTUS when he ran. What a nightmare.

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 8:09 AM on May. 12, 2010

  • He is an idiot. :(
    Whatkids

    Answer by Whatkids at 8:17 AM on May. 12, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN