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    In recent weeks, anti-Catholicism has begun to take root in the Black Lives Matter movement with the desecration of monuments dedicated to St. Junipero Serra and now St. Louis IX, the beloved French king upon whom the city of St. Louis, Missouri is named after. Over the weekend, as Black Lives Matter activists desecrated the statue dedicated to St. Louis IX amid calls to remove it and change the city’s name due to his participation in the Crusades, the Archdiocese...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Catholic officials say protesters calling for the removal of a statue of St. Louis namesake should consider all that the imperfect man did to help the poor and the sick. The Archdiocese of St. Louis said in a statement Sunday that King Louis IX is “an example of an imperfect man who strived to live a life modeled after the life of Jesus Christ.” The archdiocese said the saint and ruler of France during the 13th...
    Missouri attorney Mark McCloskey, who along with his wife Patricia brandished legally-owned firearms when confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters at their St. Louis home last month, told Hannity Monday that he believes President Trump quietly intervened when protesters returned to his neighborhood for a second time July 3. The second night that people came and the cops were there ... I had a source on the ground and Ive not been able to confirm it, maybe you can, host Sean Hannity told McCloskey. Is it true President Trump...
    By JIM SALTER, Associated Press OFALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said President Donald Trump is focused on and concerned about the possibility that a white St. Louis couple could face criminal charges for displaying guns as they defended their home during a racial injustice protest. Parson told reporters Tuesday that he had just been on the phone with Trump and U.S. Attorney General William Barr. The phone call came amid reports that St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim...
    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) defended the St. Louis couple who was seen in viral footage last month pointing guns at protesters outside their home and said they “had every right to protect their property.” Parson made the remarks in defense of the married couple, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, at a news briefing on Tuesday, the St. Louis Dispatch reported. His comments reportedly came shortly after he drew criticism from his predecessor, former Gov. Eric Greitens (R), over the treatment the...
    O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said President Donald Trump is focused on and concerned about the possibility that a white St. Louis couple could face criminal charges for displaying guns as they defended their home during a racial injustice protest. Parson told reporters Tuesday that he had just been on the phone with Trump and U.S. Attorney General William Barr. The phone call came amid reports that St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, a Democrat, may file...
    St. Louis police have applied for warrants in the case of a couple who held guns on their property as protesters marched down their street, according to reports. “St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden on Tuesday told News 4 they applied for warrants but did not elaborate on what those warrants allege or who they are against. The guns were turned over to police as evidence,” KMOV reported. Another local station, KDSK, also reported that police have applied for warrants....
    CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Burger just wanted to play again. Some real competition after a couple of major injuries. He found a spot — practically in his own backyard. Burger is going to play in a local league this summer in his hometown of St. Louis after the Chicago White Sox approved the plan for their first-round pick in the 2017 amateur draft. It’s a chance for the third baseman to get back on the field after he tore his...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpWayfair refutes QAnon-like conspiracy theory that its trafficking children Stone rails against US justice system in first TV interview since Trump commuted his sentence Federal appeals court rules Trump admin cant withhold federal grants from California sanctuary cities MORE on Tuesday defended a St. Louis couple that went viral after they stood outside their home brandishing weapons as a group of protesters marched by their house. They were going to be beat up badly, if they were...
    Mark and Patricia McCloskey went viral in June for pointing guns at anti-racist protesters who marched past their home in St. Louis. Associated Press A lawyer representing Mark and Patricia McCloskey told Forbes that the St. Louis couple has received more than 50 offers to replace a rifle that was taken by local authorities under a search warrant.  The McCloskeys went viral last month after they were caught on video pointing what appeared to be a semiautomatic rifle with...
    Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) reacted to St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s decision to proceed with a case against Mark and Patricia McCloskey, two St. Louis residents that rose to immediate fame when they were capture on camera using firearms to defend their home. Hawley slammed Gardner, calling her actions a “horrific miscarriage of justice.” “This is an epic abuse of power,” he said. “I can’t imagine on what grounds this couple would...
    A Missouri man has been charged with assault after he allegedly attacked two people who say they were praying the rosary alongside a rally that was protesting a statue of St. Louis, KMOV reported. Terrence Page was charged with four counts of fourth-degree assault after he allegedly physically attacked three people, at least two of which say they were at the rally to pray the rosary beside the Catholic saint, King Louis IX, who protesters have accused of being an...
    Mark McCloskey, the St. Louis attorney who went viral last month for defending his property from an encroaching mob, revealed Monday that he and his wife, Patricia, may be indicted shortly. My attorney advised me not to be on the show tonight because the rumor is that we are going to be indicted shortly, McCloskey told Fox News host Tucker Carlson. Mark McCloskey with Fox News host Tucker Carlson. (Image source: YouTube screenshot) As TheBlaze reported, local authorities...
            by Jake Dima  GOP lawmakers wrote a letter to Attorney General William Barr Friday, urging the protection of the firearm rights of the St. Louis couple that saw their guns confiscated after they went viral for defending their home against demonstrators, according to reports. Mark and Patricia McCloskey were seen in a video brandishing a M16A2-style rifle and small handgun outside of their home as demonstrators broke through a private gate and encroached on their property...
    THE ST LOUIS couple who had a standoff with Black Lives Matters protesters have received offers of free AR-15 rifles after their guns were seized by police. The lawyer who represents the gun-totting couple said some 50 people have reached out and offered to replace their seized weapons. 5 Mark and Patricia McCloskey claimed they felt threatened by BLM protestersCredit: Reuters In June, Mark, 63, and Patricia McCloskey, 61, stood armed outside their mansion as protesters massed outside. The pair...
    Former Republican Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens rushed to aid victims of a double shooting Monday evening in St. Louis. The former Republican governor, who resigned in 2018 amid an investigation into campaign violations and an affair, also served as a Navy SEAL — and he told reporters that training was what spurred him into action when he heard the sound of gunfire near where he and a friend had been eating dinner. (RELATED: Eric Greitens Prosecutor Blows Off Search Warrant...
    The St. Louis couple who went viral for brandishing a rifle and a handgun at Black Lives Matter protesters last month are getting offers for a free AR-15, an attorney claims. Personal-injury attorneys Mark and Patrick McCloskey, who were caught on video June 28 protecting their St. Louis mansion with guns as protesters marched toward the home of Mayor Lyda Krewson, have received at least 50 offers for an AR-15 since their weapons were seized by police over the weekend,...
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A would-be carjacker was fatally shot Sunday after exchanging gunfire with a man whose car he tried to steal in downtown St. Louis, police said. The suspect was armed with a handgun when he tried to rob a 22-year-old man of his car at 9:45 p.m., the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The victim, whom police described as “an armed citizen, and the suspect exchanged gunfire, police said. The alleged carjacker died at the scene. The other...
    GOP lawmakers wrote a letter to Attorney General William Barr Friday, urging the protection of the firearm rights of the St. Louis couple that saw their guns confiscated after they went viral for defending their home against demonstrators, according to reports. Mark and Patricia McCloskey were seen in a video brandishing a M16A2-style rifle and small handgun outside of their home as demonstrators broke through a private gate and encroached on their property line in June. Police executed a search...
    The armed St. Louis couple who brandished guns during a Black Lives Matter protest have received at least 50 offers to replace the AR-15 seized by cops.  Mark and Patricia McCloskeys attorney Joel Schwartz told Forbes a Missouri gun store was among those to have made the offers, which they are kindly refuting.  The couple, who are personal injury lawyers, were caught on video brandishing guns as demonstrators walked past their Renaissance palazzo-style home on June 28 while headed to protest outside...
    Patricia McCloskey and her husband Mark McCloskey draw their firearms on protestors. Lawrence Bryant/File Photo/Reuters On June 28, St. Louis couple Mark and Patricia McCloskey drew national attention when they brandished guns at Black Lives Matter protesters walking down their street. An article by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch revealed the McCloskeys, both personal injury attorneys, have nearly constantly sued other people and ordered people off their property, threatened neighbors at gunpoint and more. One incident in 2013 involved...
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt suggested Friday that St. Louis attorneys Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the couple who went viral for defending their property from an encroaching mob, are being politically targeted. On Friday, law enforcement executed a warrant against the McCloskeys and confiscated their firearms. Image via Twitter @xshularx screenshot Speaking on Fox News, Schmitt alleged that St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, the prosecutor handling the case, has a history of making politically...
    Personal-injury attorneys Mark and Patricia McCloskey entered the national spotlight like the ultimate expression of white privilege, waving their weapons toward peaceful protesters whose crime was walking down a sidewalk. Republicans immediately tried to make the pair heroes of the Second Amendment, valiantly defending their home by pointing the weapons in the face of Americans who had the audacity to not be rich and white. So it will probably come as a relief to everyone that they turn out to be...
    St. Louis police on Friday seized a gun at the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who were photographed outside their home pointing weapons at Black Lives Matter protesters in an image that went viral. Police said they were executing a search warrant when they seized a semi-automatic .223 caliber rifle, which matches the description of the weapon Mark McCloskey was seen holding.    St. Louis Police Sergeant Keith Barrett said the weapon was seized as part of the investigation...
    By Sarah Teague ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Lawyer Albert Watkins on Saturday turned over to police what he said was the handgun that city resident Patricia McCloskey had waved at protesters June 28. Police served a search warrant Friday at the Portland Place home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey and seized the rifle that Mark McCloskey had brandished that evening. The couple made national headlines after they stood in their yard holding a rifle and a handgun and shouted at...