At least 17 people were killed and 41 others were injured in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning. “Total silence was honor among thieves, not honor among murderers, honor among shooters,” said crisis responder Dawn Valenti. “It’s not normal and I am not going to accept it as normal and nobody should accept it as normal because if we accept it as normal it’s going to continue.”In 2016 alone, 3088 people have been shot and wounded in Chicago, with 578 shot and killed. This is ridiculous! How can Obama and all liberals remain quiet while this atrocity is taking place? You know what Obama would say if he did respond? We need more gun control. By Spinzon
Hundreds of Muslims in Nigeria attacked Christians with guns and machetes, slaughtering and cutting to pieces forty-eight Christians. As we read in one report:
Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed more than 40 Christians in an attack in this town in northern Nigeria on Saturday (Oct. 15) and left another eight dead in an assault three weeks earlier, area leaders said.
Besides the eight slain on Sept. 24-26 in Godogodo, a predominantly Christian community in Kaduna state, the Muslim Fulani herdsmen also wounded eight Christians by gunshot and machete cuts, the leaders said.
Godogodo residents said that the second massacre began at 5 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 15), barely two hours after Morning Star News left after investigating the September attack. The Rev. Thomas Akut of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Good News Church in Godogodo said the assailants burned houses and shot Christians dead in the attack over the weekend.
The 41-year-old Pastor Akut and his family escaped harm, sleeping on the ground outside town until Sunday morning (Oct. 16), when they made their way to Kafanchan, he told Morning Star News by phone.
“We fled into the bushes, and some of us escaped to safer areas,” he said. “The attackers were in the hundreds and were well armed. Some of them wore army uniforms, while others wore police uniforms. Some of them exchanged gunfire with the few soldiers stationed at the post office in the town, while others burned down houses of Christians.”
Initially he saw 22 Christians had been killed, he said.
“This casualty figure is only those I saw the following morning, but the number of deaths may be higher as many were killed in the bushes too,” Pastor Akut said.