Anti-Gun Chicago Alderman Under Corruption Indictment, Hid 23 Guns In Office

Ed Burke There ain’t nothin’ more powerful than the odor of mendacity! Big Daddy, Tennessee William’s “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” Long-time Chicago Alderman Ed Burke has been a staunch opponent of the Second Amendment. But after being arrested and indicted on corruption charges, officials found 23 guns hidden in his offices. Burke has always been against the Second Amendment… for you and me. But imagine how this story would be reported if it were just a regular guy instead of a Chicago powerbroker who has been plying his corrupt practices for over 50 years. If this were just a business owner, the media would have been all over him for hiding an “arsenal of guns” in his offices. While in office, Burke has pushed to outlaw cell phone cases that were shaped like guns, advocated punishing the parents of youth who have firearms, ban guns from protests. Most recently he “proposed a gun sales ordinance “that would bar any financial institution from doing business with the city if its retail clients have failed to adopt a safe gun sales policy.” The 14th ward Alderman says a safe gun sales policy includes prohibiting the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21 and to customers who have not passed a background check. It also would bar the sale of bump stocks and high capacity magazines. Illinois’ banking industry agrees with the idea in concept but calls the ordinance way too broad. The proposal calls on banks doing business […]

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