Chicago Honors Student Brought Gun to School Because He Was So Afraid of Chicago Gang Crime

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Sep 26, 2013 10:24 AM
Everyone is well aware of Chicago’s gang crime problems. Despite some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation (or perhaps because of them), Chicago is now considered the “Murder Capital of the US”. This story demonstrates just how bad things are in Chicago for their disarmed populace who lives in constant fear of well armed gang members who simply ignore gun laws they don’t agree with. According to DNAinfo, Darnell Hamilton, age 17, a 4.0 student at Urban Prep Academies, which boasts a 100% college acceptance rate for its graduates, is now facing criminal charges for bringing a gun to school. However, Hamilton wasn’t involved in gang activity or drugs. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Hamilton said he felt forced to get a gun to defend himself from the area gangs who constantly hassle and try to recruit hime. According to the article,