American Elephants


No One Shot in Chicago in a 22-Hour Span. by The Elephant's Child

That this statistic is considered major news says something important about America. I’m just not quite sure what it does say, but it is very, very sad.

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) – Two people were wounded in shootings within 24 hours Friday as colder temperatures moved through Chicago. In a 22-hour span, between 12:30 a.m. and 11 p.m., no one was wounded by gunfire.

Here is the short text from the Sun-Times Media Wire:

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Congratulations, Chicago, for managing to keep the number of shootings you have in ONE DAY at the same level as the town I live in manages in ONE YEAR! Even if if it is just one day.

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