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Time for You to Address Violence in Black Communities, Mr. Obama

AZYaateeh Wrote: Feb 03, 2013 6:43 PM
Japan's had gun control since the Meiji Restoration (their gun law is known as the Sword and Firearm Act of 1876—its main purpose at the time was to suppress the samurai class), but we probably can't attribute their murder rate to gun control, but rather to several other factors.

Dear Mr. Obama,

This week Hadiya Pendleton was shot and murdered in Chicago just days after performing with high school marching band at your second inauguration.

She was a majorette in addition to playing volleyball and being an honor student at King College Prep High School.

My plea to you is you attend her funeral.

My plea is that after the funeral you address the entire nation in prime time and discuss an epidemic that's eroding our nation and destroying millions of dreams.

That is the real epidemic of violence in black communities

There is no better example than your hometown of Chicago or Chi-Raq as many locals have begun to call...

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