According to the Chicago Sun-Times crime blotter, the long, Fourth of July weekend was one of the deadliest in Chicago this year. Seventeen people were killed, and at least ninety-nine others were wounded because of gun violence.
Yesterday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot met with Dementia Joe to discuss ways the federal government could help with the gun violence in the city. Chicago already has some of the strictest gun laws in the country, yet, somehow criminals keep getting guns and bringing them in. A meeting with Soros-funded Cook County District Attorney Kim Foxx would have been more in order to discuss how she plans to adjust her policies so that criminals are tried, convicted, and put in jail, rather than sent back out on to the street to further offend, obtain illegal guns, and continue killing innocent people.
But, I digress… Lori and Joe are on it, though—don’t you worry!
And Chicago’s other focus? Ensuring the children of the city are safe from sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies.
Because you don’t want to get killed by a deadly STD before that stray bullet gets its chance.
Starting this fall, free condoms will be available at Chicago Public Schools with students fifth grade or older.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports this is part of a new policy passed by the CPS Board of Education in December.
Under the CPS policy, schools that teach fifth grade and up must maintain a condom availability program.
The Chicago Department of Public Health will provide condoms to 600 CPS schools to help prevent teen pregnancies, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
The original reporting in the Chicago Sun-Times features an interview with a Dr. Kenneth Fox, waxing eloquent over young people’s right to “make healthy decisions” and having access to resources for their “health and well-being”.
The idea was years in the making and, though it may come with some controversy, was what many experts agreed was a step in the right direction for student health, CPS’ top doctor Kenneth Fox said in an interview last week. Until now, principals have had massive leeway to use their
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