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Los Angeles and New York have gun control provisions that are as tough as Chicago, experts say.

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"We need action and we need it now," said Ald. Raymond Lopez.

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The Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing on Ald. Raymond Lopez's resolution on Monday.

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"Weapons of war have no place on the streets of Chicago," Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said Tuesday.

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Experts will argue either side of whether the Constitution should be amended.

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Shootings happen "just a few blocks from my house — and I live in a reasonably good neighborhood."

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President Barack Obama used Chicago as an example of why he's pushing for stricter gun control.

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McCarthy said Emanuel's recent remarks that officers had become "fetal" was "not the right phrase."

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The Committee on Public Safety affirmed harsh fines and jail terms for crimes committed in parks.

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Overall crime from Jan. 1-June 30 also decreased for the third straight year, down 15 percent from 2013.

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U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly prepared what she called the "blueprint for ending the crisis" of gun violence.

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The City Council passed a court-ordered ordinance for licensing gun shops.

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But the mayor's ordinance would set strict rules for sales and for the location of gun shops.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel planned to submit the ordinance at Wednesday's City Council meeting.

Bronzeville »

The mayor will seek a six-month delay in a court order allowing gun shops in the city.