Of course they won’t admit this. They will call for even more gun control. Strict Gun Laws in Chicago Can’t Stem Fatal Shots – NYTimes.com.
There were 500 murders in 2012 (not a record – the number was almost double that when President Clinton took office), and there were 40 murders in 30 days of 2013.
CHICAGO — Not a single gun shop can be found in this city because they are outlawed. Handguns were banned in Chicago for decades, too, until 2010, when the United States Supreme Court ruled that was going too far, leading city leaders to settle for restrictions some describe as the closest they could get legally to a ban without a ban. Despite a continuing legal fight, Illinois remains the only state in the nation with no provision to let private citizens carry guns in public.
The won’t (don’t) admit that gun control doesn’t work. They want to do more of it.