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‘A Different Attitude:’ Gang Funerals
Will Include Searches, Tight Security

CBS [Chicago], by Staff

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 12/5/2012 3:25:28 PM

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago police are making strong moves to confront continuing city violence—which has included violent attacks at funerals. The mayor expressed anger that people have been shooting and carrying guns at gang-member funerals. “The police department is going to change the way they deal with gang funerals,” he said. “If you cannot respect a place of worship, at a time of a funeral, we are going to show a different type of attitude.” The funerals will be treated as “gang events,” with mourners being searched and patted down, among other security measures.

Welcome to Chicago: please check your Bill of Rights at the gate.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Liberal like Jefferson, 12/5/2012 3:32:00 PM     (No. 9050343)

Hey, a new role for TSA. Funeral screeners. Then Rahm will let ´em go back to blowing each other away on the streets. Yup, need more "gun control" and not gang banger control....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Engrpat, 12/5/2012 3:42:59 PM     (No. 9050356)

Just last week Rahm was saying that Chicago is America´s most American city, I sure hope not.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/5/2012 3:56:29 PM     (No. 9050371)

Maybe the cemetery`s in the area can save money by digging 3 holes for one every death.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 12/5/2012 3:58:46 PM     (No. 9050379)

Simple solution for the rivals: drive-bys.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 12/5/2012 4:56:26 PM     (No. 9050445)

Rahm sounds like a petulant little boy..

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Reply 6 - Posted by: veritas, 12/5/2012 5:26:27 PM     (No. 9050479)

Rahm -- every bit as clueless as Obama [and yes, Obama has far more wrong with him than that].

We all know a version of the aphorism reminding us that for every problem, there´s a solution that´s simple, neat, and wrong.

Require lawful, non-violent behavior just at funerals? Hunh? No respect for churches is the real problem? Wha´?

Fish-boy, the problem is you have a large, violent, unconstrained sub-culture which is being allowed to run wild; which pays little or no [price for its crimes; and is not being subjugated by lawful authority protecting the safety and the legitimate rights of the larger population. Oh -- the members of that sub-culture are pretty easy to find and identify.

If you really wanted to.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: neanderthal, 12/5/2012 5:28:10 PM     (No. 9050481)

He´s trying to destroy about the only way we have of getting rid of these habituated thugs. Leave ´em alone. They´ll work it out.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: hershey, 12/5/2012 5:34:42 PM     (No. 9050493)

Why search attendees??? I thought you weren´t allowed to carry a gun in Chicago.....

Yea, right...same old same old...honest people obey the law, malcontents and idiots don´t....

That´s the Rahm way!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: curious1, 12/5/2012 5:41:28 PM     (No. 9050501)

Sounds like Chicago needs Elliot Ness to clean it up.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Chippewa, 12/5/2012 5:49:16 PM     (No. 9050507)

Better yet, give them all guns and lock the cemetary gates until the shooting stops.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: SourKraut, 12/5/2012 5:57:31 PM     (No. 9050524)

Why bother ?

Let ´em kill each other, the Lord can sort ´em out.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 12/5/2012 6:08:00 PM     (No. 9050535)

Help me out here.
Emanuel actually expects lawless gang members , who routinely blow each other away for wearing
the wrong color shirt,
to " show respect at a place of worship " ???
Really ?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 12/5/2012 6:20:26 PM     (No. 9050548)

Maybe they should run warrant checks on all of them while they´re at it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 12/5/2012 6:24:40 PM     (No. 9050553)


That would save a lot of time.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: AltaD, 12/5/2012 6:40:31 PM     (No. 9050564)

So instead of being on patrol, cops will be acting as bouncers for gangbanger´s funerals? Which districts are these cops being pulled from?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: gasmeterguy, 12/5/2012 8:02:20 PM     (No. 9050648)

Sounds like a good plan to take out on the streets. Just pat down everyone the cops see. Wonder where that might get them?

The ACLU would go to court for sure but in the interim, think how many guns would be dropped into sewer grates.

Oh, wait, Chicago is a gun free zone. There are no guns! s/off

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Reply 17 - Posted by: provide, 12/5/2012 8:09:18 PM     (No. 9050659)

Gang funerals are held in churches that hide and defend the gangs. I wonder how many Pflager officiated?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/5/2012 8:50:27 PM     (No. 9050695)

And over at the the Chi-town ACLU HQ: The blaring sound of crickets! What illegal search and seizure?

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