Fox News seizes on Highland Park shooting to push the tired lie that gun reform doesn’t work

Posted on AllSides July 5th, 2022
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After a mass shooting during a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, Fox News personalities quickly tried to claim the tragedy proved that the state’s existing gun laws don’t work.

During a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, a 21-year-old alleged gunman opened fire from the rooftop of a nearby building, killing 7 people and injuring at least 30 more. After firing more than 70 rounds into the crowd with what police are describing as a rifle “similar to an AR-15,” the gunman fled in his mother’s...

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