A Chicago Democrat has unveiled a new plan to tackle violent crime as murder rates continue to spiral out of control in the Illinois city.
Chicago Alderman Maria Hadden says she wants city officials to ask gang members to restrict their shootings so they only shoot people during the nighttime hours.
Hadden sent an email in which the “woke” Democrat promoted a proposal from a group called Native Sons.
The proposal involves “asking” gang members to restrict their shooting to between 9 pm and 9 am.
“We have to start somewhere,” said Native Sons co-founder Tatiana Atkins.
“Our goal is to approach our city’s gun violence problem strategically and not all at once.
“Things didn’t become this way overnight and change won’t happen overnight.
“Under this ordinance, we ask that people stop associating with and glorifying’ shooters,’ stop glorifying ‘switches,’ and stop wearing those ski masks everywhere which perpetuates you as some ‘opp,’” Atkins said, CWB Chicago reported.
“When those who live a certain lifestyle try to hang with ‘regular’ class citizens, they put everyone at risk.”
“Switches” turn some semi-automatic handguns into effectively automatic-firing weapons.
“If people know that after a certain hour, the likelihood of them being