Gun control advocates and liberals, such as President Barack Obama, love to claim that “gun-free” policies promote peace and safety in American cities.
However, one of the biggest examples of how that is completely untrue is none other than Obama’s hometown of Chicago, where a young woman was brutally beaten on Thursday.
Jessica Hughes, 19, was riding the Blue Line train home from her morning class at DePaul University when a man moved to the seat in front of her, turned around, and started attacking her in a violent attempt to steal the young woman’s cell phone from her pocket.
“He grabs me, pushes me to the floor and starts beating on my head repeatedly,” Hughes told WGN.
Then, a woman who was with the attacker started punching the victim, ultimately breaking her nose.
The worst part was that two male passengers aboard the train stood by and watched the attack unfold, but did nothing to try and stop it.
“He kept beating on me,” Hughes explained. “I’m yelling help to the other people and no one came.”
The muggers were not able to get the young woman’s phone, but as they fled from the train, they were captured on surveillance video — something Hughes is hoping will lead to their capture and arrest.
“I’m just hoping everything they need is on that video,” she said. “And they’re able to get those people that did this to me.”
She described the attacker as an African-American man with facial hair in his mid-20s. He was wearing a blue Ralph Lauren polo hat, a grey hoodie and baggy pants that were sagging below his waist. The attacker’s accomplice was reportedly an extremely thin African-American woman in her mid-20s with long black hair.
Chicago police were investigating the brutal attack, but no arrests have been made.
Watch WGN’s coverage of the brutal beating here:
Isn’t it funny how, despite the gun-free policies in Chicago, it remains one of the most dangerous, violent cities in the country? Maybe because criminals don’t care about laws. They don’t care if they use a gun, a knife, or their bare hands — when they want to hurt someone or steal something or cause trouble, they’re going to find a way to do it regardless of whatever laws were enacted.
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