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St. Louis couple pulls guns on protesters marching to mayor's house

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by Stevicus, Jun 29, 2020.

  1. Stevicus

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    Central West End couple explains why they pointed guns at protesters who demanded Krewson's resignation

    The couple stated that they received death threats. Their attorney said in statement that the couple actually supports Black Lives Matter and the cause of the protesters.

    The protest organizer said that the protests were non-violent and no threats were made.

    But this couple was scared enough to start brandishing firearms.

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    I guess everyone managed to keep their cool and nobody got shot, but who can say what might happen the next time, or the next time after that?

    Where are we headed?
     
  2. Revoltingest

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    The organizer could only know about their own actions.
    Anyone else could've made threats.
    But these lawyers (both gun wielders are) handled it poorly.
     
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  3. Lyndon

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    pointing loaded weapons at people when not under threat is a crime, isn't it?? lawyers should know that!!
     
  4. Stevicus

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    Do you think that other gated communities might look at this incident and consider beefing up their own security?
     
  5. Stevicus

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    Well, they claimed that someone pointed weapons at them and threatened them, but it's hard to say who threatened whom first. I guess this couple could be lying, but it remains to be seen whether they'll be charged with any crimes. It certainly doesn't look good, with the pictures of them standing there with their weapons.
     
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    Exactly. Watch through the windows.
     
  8. Stevicus

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    Well, I guess they couldn't pass up a great photo opportunity.
     
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    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    Turn on the telly! :D
     
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    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    It amazes us here in the UK how anybody can take an assault rifle out in the a public place and then point it at anybody. All assault rifles and pistols are banned outright. :)
     
  11. fantome profane

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    But it is so much more fun to be on the telly.
     
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    Don't do that! You'll bust it! :D
     
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  13. Father Heathen

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    Wielding a dangerous weapon can give some a sense of power, causing their ego to swell and throb.
     
  14. Nowhere Man

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    If the group marches on private property I would point the firearm at them myself. You just don't cross a particular line.
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    That and it keeps people at bay. I go with the latter.
     
  16. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    Only if you're one of the beautiful people.
     
  17. fantome profane

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    That is exactly the attitude these people are protesting against!
     
  18. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    Crossing private property, you're authorized to use lethal Force if it's necessary.

    Good thing it wasn't for the protesters sake.
     
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    No, it's not, or they wouldn't be doing it, lol.

    You can actually carry firearms on any private property you own and on any property you have permission from the owner to do so, provided they're openly displayed. The law is weird with concealment, but with open carry it's clear. Secondly, they called the police and the gated community security (where they live... again they were on a private road/entrance, not the same as being in the public) and neither came. I don't blame them, but it looks like some uppity Dem prosecutors are going to try to get them. Considering it was 500 versus 2, I think the firearms were a reasonable way to deal with it. Before they got the guns the "peaceful protest" threatened their lives, home, and their pets with murder... So, yeah...

    Anyway, if any of you lefties think these guys are on your side - they're not. Anyone, they feel like declaring a fascist is, and that includes anyone that happened to accidentally get in their way like these people. Left eating their own, again... The couple was not only life Democrats, donors to BLM, and whatnot, but also trial attorneys specializing in cases where they defended people of color against injustice. These BLM people are complete morons and their rage is blind.
     
  20. Nowhere Man

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    No they handled it wisely.

    If people are getting emboldened enough to start entering ones private property, then it's high time to put the brakes on it and put a stop to it with whatever means are necessary.

    If this had been on public property I would have agreed with you.
     
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