“How long are we going to accept this in America?” Durbin asked during an interview with Fox News.
Durbin called Highland Park the safest place in Illinois before the attack.
“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, 민주당 원, 말했다. “Voters need to elect people who want real gun safety.”
카말라 해리스 부통령 is traveling to Chicago on Tuesday to speak at the National Education Association’s annual meeting. Over the holiday weekend, 이상 54 were shot in the city, with seven killed.
“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,” 그는 계속했다.
Do Americans “want 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.
“Let’s protect those basic elements of human life,” 그는 말했다.