(Editor’s Note: These comments were delivered by District 233 board member Steve Anderson at the Feb. 21 school board meeting. The Chronicle asked his permission to run his remarks as a Letter to the Editor.) Ten mass shootings over a three-day period in our country this week (Feb. 12-18). All[Read More…]
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Cook County Commissioner Donna Miller (D-6th) and Mitchell R. Davis, Hazel Crest police chief and president of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, joined reformed felon Victor Woods on Aug. 25 for a call to action to end gun violence. Woods is the author of “A Breed Apart” and[Read More…]
For 17 minutes, students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School were silent as they joined a national movement against gun violence on Wednesday, March 14.
Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force introduced the Gun Violence Research Act before Congress. She was joined by Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. The legislation would: Amend the Dickey Amendment, which prohibits the use of funding[Read More…]