Pittsburgh mayor signs gun restrictions; lawsuits filed
by Associated Press
Tuesday, April 9th 2019
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh City Council gave final approval Tuesday to gun restrictions proposed after last year’s synagogue massacre, inviting a legal challenge by gun-rights activists who have long tangled with the city over firearms.
After taking an initial vote last week, the all-Democratic council voted 6-3 to send the legislation to the desk of Democratic Mayor Bill Peduto, who is expected to sign the bills into law. Continue reading
Foxx while declining to address “the substance of the case” continued playing the race card stating, “The injection of white nationalists in this conversation for me, I will tell you personally, I was afraid. I would certainly hope that the FOP… would at least expect the people of their union to not inject racism or white nationalists into the conversation.”
No proof of course nowadays none needed. Didn’t this whole thing get started when a black self-described gay dude made a false police report accusing 2 “white” dudes of committing racist hateful crimes against him which made national news and was one of if not the worst crimes of the year until it was discovered well… it never really happened. Never mind. And if you are any kind of competent prosecutor that wants to cut a deal with a fake hate crimes hoaxer don’t you put in the deal that you don’t hold a press conference proclaiming your innocence or we’ll see you in court.
Chicago’s police union is ‘the sworn enemy of black people,’ Rep. Bobby Rush says after protest of Jussie Smollett case
Juan Perez Jr.Contact Reporter Chicago Tribune
After a week of heated protests and calls for her resignation, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and African-American leaders condemned Chicago’s police union and defended how the prosecutor’s office addressed an actor’s alleged hate crime hoax.
Foxx vowed to remain at her post during a Saturday news conference, despite intense controversy sparked in March when her office dropped a 16-count indictment that accused television actor Jussie Smollett of orchestrating a racist and homophobic attack on himself to advance his career.
Foxx declined to address “the substance of the case” Continue reading