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Fact Check: Rauner GOP foes says she shares Obama's view on gun violence.


By LGIS News Service | Jan 30, 2018


On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Republican governor candidate Jeanne Ives was asked a question about reducing gun violence.

“The problem is the gun violence in this city of Chicago, predominantly,” Ives told a public forum for candidates. “And you know how you’re going to solve it? Fathers in the home.”

After reportedly being booed at the event, Ives, an Illinois state representative from Wheaton, repeated “fathers in the home,” according to the Chicago Tribune.

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