Experts Rip Mayor Lightfoot’s ‘Sue the Gangs’ Proposal: ‘It’s for Show’

Amid heavy criticism of violent and often-deadly crime in the city of Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is adopting a federal strategy of allowing the local government to sue street gangs for money and assets as a crime deterrent.

But experts say it is a futile and ineffective endeavor and just “for show.”

“We will hold you accountable,” Lightfoot said this week announcing the proposal modeled after federal law enforcement policies, CBS-2 Chicago reported.

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