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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by TheHill.com:

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) took aim at GOP Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) after the lawmaker said a weekend uptick in violence in the city proved that “gun control doesn’t work.”

“60% of illegal firearms recovered in Chicago come from outside IL — mostly from states dominated by coward Republicans like you who refuse to enact commonsense gun legislation,” Lightfoot tweeted late Monday. “Keep our name out of your mouth.”

The article goes on to state the following:

Lightfoot also tweeted a graph showing the top 10 source states of recovered firearms in Chicago between 2013 and 2016. Only about 40 percent came from Illinois, with the rest coming from states such as Indiana, Mississippi and Cruz’s state of Texas.

Sen. Cruz had posted a response to an article by Breitbart, which stated, “At least 25 people were shot, seven fatally, during the first half of Labor Day Weekend in Democrat-controlled Chicago.”

Cruz had written, “Gun control doesn’t work. Look at Chicago. Disarming law-abiding citizens isn’t the answer. Stopping violent criminals—prosecuting & getting them off the street—BEFORE they commit more violent crimes is the most effective way to reduce murder rates. Let’s protect our citizens.”

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