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Man in Body Armor Carrying Tactical Rifle and 100 Rounds of Ammo Terrorizes Customers at Walmart: WATCH

A 20-year-old man was arrested after walking into a Springfield, Missouri Walmart carrying a tactical rifle and another firearm, wearing body armor, military fatigues, carrying 100 rounds of ammo, and filming the panic of customers on a cell phone. After a Walmart employee pulled the store’s fire alarm, the man fled through an emergency exit where an off-duty firefighter was waiting for him and held him at gunpoint until he could be arrested. Said Lieutenant Mike Lucas: “His intent was not to cause peace or comfort…He’s lucky he’s alive still,...
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New York wedding dress designer refuses to make piece for lesbian couple

A same-sex lesbian couple in Missouri are speaking out after a wedding dress designer in New York refused to sell one of them a wedding outfit because they are lesbians. Tiffany Allen and her fiancée Angel Lane wrote to New York-based wedding dress designers D. Auxilly to ask about a $1,500 jumpsuit that Lane wanted to wear to their wedding. But in an emailed response, Dominique Galbraith of D. Auxilly said, “I wouldn’t be able to make a piece for a same-sex wedding.” “It goes against my faith in Christ,”...
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Police Arrest Man Who Threatened to ‘Kill Every Gay Person I Can’ at St. Louis PrideFest

Edward Terry, in a 2018 mugshot / Missouri Department of Corrections Police have arrested a man who threatened to shoot and kill as many people as possible before turning the gun on himself at St. Louis PrideFest, which takes place on June 29 and 30. The St. Louis Dispatch reports: “Edward A. Terry, 49, was charged Tuesday with making a terrorist threat. Court documents say Terry created a fake email account and sent a message to one of PrideSTL’s parade planners saying he would ‘come to pride fest with my...
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Lesbian couple refused dance classes because it’d make others ‘awkward’

A lesbian couple from Missouri believe they were discriminated against when a dance company refused to provide them with classes. Michelle King and Amanda Shelton booked lessons at Prestige Ballroom in St. Louis in the run-up to their wedding, reports ABC’s local-affiliate KTRK-TV. Shelton had bought King a Groupon for the classes so they could prepare for their big day. But King said that the dance instructor, Dave Thompson, refused their business because they are lesbians. Couple claim they were refused dance classes because they are lesbians “He was like...
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