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‘This is the norm in our country’: Highland Park mayor testifies before US Senate committee on mass shooting, calls for ban on ‘assault weapons’

Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering, who was present during the Fourth of July mass shooting, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary and called for a federal ban on “assault weapons.” Rotering started her testimony by recognizing the first responders who responded to the shooting. “They miraculously caught the shooter within hours and […]

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Illinois attorney general, 51 other attorneys general call on Congress to protect children on Facebook, Instagram

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and 51 other attorneys general across the nation wrote a letter to Congress urging them to address concerns of social media’s impact on children and teens. Raoul, part of a bipartisan coalition of 51 other attorneys general, wrote a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation […]