Highland Park shooting: Dick Durbin calls on voters to elect pro-gun control politicians after parade attack

How long are we going to accept this in America?” Durbin asked during an interview with Fox News.

A gunman shot into the July 4 parade, killing six and injuring more than 30. Robert “Bobby” E. Crimo III was arrested as a person of interest in the shooting.

Durbin called Highland Park the safest place in Illinois before the attack.

PARADE SHOOTING

Law enforcement search after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade in downtown Highland Park, Siek., a suburb of Chicago, Maandag, Julie 4.

Law enforcement search after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade in downtown Highland Park, Siek., a suburb of Chicago, Maandag, Julie 4. (AP/Nam Y. Huh)

One crazed person with a weapon that can fire so many rounds so quickly has changed this community forever,” the Illinois Democrat told Fox News.

This has gone way beyond any Second Amendment right that someone can purchase a weapon that creates that much devastation,” Durbin, 'n demokraat, gesê. “Voters need to elect people who want real gun safety.

A police officer reacts as he walks in downtown Highland Park, a suburb of Chicago, Maandag, Julie 4, 2022, where a mass shooting took place at a Highland Park Fourth of July parade. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

A police officer reacts as he walks in downtown Highland Park, a suburb of Chicago, Maandag, Julie 4, 2022, where a mass shooting took place at a Highland Park Fourth of July parade. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) (AP Newsroom)

Visepresident Kamala Harris is traveling to Chicago on Tuesday to speak at the National Education Association’s annual meeting. Over the holiday weekend, meer as 54 were shot in the city, with seven killed.

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I know what Kamala is going to say,” Durbin told Fox News. “She’s fed up with this, and I am too.

The question is whether the American people are fed up,” gaan hy voort.

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Police deploy after gunfire erupted at a Fourth of July parade route in the wealthy Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois, Amerikaanse. Julie 4, 2022. REUTERS/Max Herman

Police deploy after gunfire erupted at a Fourth of July parade route in the wealthy Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois, Amerikaanse. Julie 4, 2022. REUTERS/Max Herman (REUTERS/Max Herman)

Do Americanswant to give up the safety of the classroom, the safety of the supermarket, the safety of the church, the safety of the parade?” Durbin asked.

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin reacts to the Highland Park attack Tuesday morning

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin reacts to the Highland Park attack Tuesday morning (Fox News Digital/Lisa Bennatan)

Let’s protect those basic elements of human life,” hy het gesê.

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