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Anti-gun protesters partly block major Chicago freeway

July 7, 2018 4:30 PM
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(Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters calling for an end to gun violence in Chicago partially shut down a major freeway in the city on Saturday, restricting traffic as they demanded lawmakers and members of the community do more to stop the bloodshed.

Chanting slogans including “Black Lives Matter!” and “Shut It Down!”, hundreds of demonstrators marched along two of the freeway’s four lanes watched by lines of police. Some protesters carried crosses.

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