Crime Lab Silencing the Guns: Our Silence Will Continue to Equal Death
Chicago Sun-Times / March 2, 2017
By Lori E. Lightfoot
How many more have to die?
This phrase has come to me many, many times over this very sad and tragic year.
I first heard it in New York City in the early 1990s. I was a young woman then, in New York for a gay pride parade. It was the height of the AIDS epidemic. Coming from a small town, the sheer magnitude of people flooding the streets was both mystifying and magnificent.