Anti-gun violence protesters march away from the scene where Hadyia Pendleton was killed after a rally Friday in Chicago. The mounting homicide toll in President Barack Obama's hometown is giving ammunition to both sides in the nation's debate about gun rights and safety. Chicago has some of the toughest gun restrictions in the nation, but the the relentless shootings have made it Newtown, Conn., in slow motion.
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published Friday, February 1st, 2013
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CHICAGO — They are counting the dead from gunfire again in Chicago, a city awash in weapons despite having one of the strictest gun-control ordinances in the nation.