Missouri Governor Mike Parson pardoned a married couple from the city of St. Louis, who threatened with weapons to activists of the Black Lives Matter movement during protests in the summer of 2020. Reports about it AP NEWS.
Parson announced a pardon after Mark and Patricia McCloski recognized their guilt in a small offense, qualified as a threat of a low degree attack. According to the court order, the brand was fined $ 750, and Patricia is 2 thousand dollars. A man said that he would have arrived in the same way in a similar situation.
As AP NEWS writes, the court over the spouses was held on June 17, 2021. According to the results of the hearing, the judge not only appointed them fines, but forced them to pass the weapons to the authorities, which they threatened the protesters. The court decision implied the cancellation of licenses of spouses to conduct advocacy and possession of weapons.
Before the court, Mark McCloski declared that he wants to run into the Senate from Missouri. The rifle that the court decided to pass, the couple wanted to play on a charity auction, but they did not allow them.
A married couple collided with BLM protesting activists on June 29, 2020. The crowd of 300 people approached the goal of their houses that McCloski was perceived as an attempt to penetrate their private territory. Then Mark, armed with the carbine platform Ar-15, and the patrician armed with a semi-automatic pistol, were driven by protesters from their home. Photo Couples with weapons quickly became popular in social networks.