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Ben Szalinski, The Daily Line

Lawmakers Demand Action On Gun Violence After 7 Killed, Dozens Shot At Highland Park Parade

The mass shooting in suburban Highland Park has Illinois lawmakers stepping up their calls to crack down on guns to prevent future violence.

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Lawmakers Mull Restoring Death Penalty To Deter Crime, But Critics Call It A ‘Proven Failure’

Several Republican lawmakers have filed bills that would make the death penalty a possible sentence for people convicted in the first-degree murder of police officers, firefighters or case workers at the Department of Children and Family Services.

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