From CWB Chicago:
Illinois Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford, who championed the state’s criminal justice reform omnibus legislation in January, was carjacked at gunpoint in suburban Broadview on Tuesday evening, authorities said. One of the hijackers fired multiple gunshots at Lightford’s husband, but he was not injured.
Three masked men exited a Dodge Durango and hijacked Lightford’s Mercedes Benz SUV at gunpoint on the 2000 block of South 20th Avenue around 9:45 p.m., according to a statement from the village’s chief of police.
Lightford’s husband, a concealed carry holder, fired at least some of the shots during the incident.
Democratic U.S. Representative Mary Gay Scanlon was also carjacked at gunpoint. It happened in broad daylight Wednesday afternoon in Philadelphia’s FDR Park following a business meeting.
You have to wonder if some of these Democrats who have been vocal on the evils of policing might be reconsidering their position.
Considering Lightford’s husband has a concealed carry license, maybe they already are. Or maybe they never believed what they were saying in the first place.
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