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Decent law abiding people are waking up to what's happening. The
police aren't permitted or are outright forbidden to protect you and
your property is a foregone conclusion. You will lose everything if
the mob comes for you. You had better take steps to protect
yourselves: In the two days after violent looting across Chicago and
the suburbs, Illinois State Police saw a massive surge in applications
from people who want to own guns, but processing delays are growing as
State police told CBS 2 [...] staffing is an issue, and their staff is
working about 40 hours of overtime every month. They are still not
able to process those cards in the 30 days required by law.
According to data obtained by CBS 2 Investigators Firearm Owner
Identification Card applications soared after two recent events — the
most deadly Memorial Day weekend in years and violent looting
incidents across the city and suburbs.
Applications peaked at 4,916 on June 2 — more than the previous eight
“In times of uncertainty people will take steps to protect
themselves,” said Dan Eldridge, owner of Maxon Shooter’s Supplies in
Des Plaines, where increased demand is obvious in the empty shelves.
Groot immediately labeled all those soon-to-be-gun-owners as
"vigilantes" and "racists."
posted by SCC at 12:05 AM on Jun 12, 2020