Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) introduced Tuesday that he pardoned Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple that gained nationwide consideration after pointing weapons at protesters on June 28, 2020.
On July 19, 2020, Breitbart Information reported Gov. Parson pledged to pardon the McCloskeys in the event that they had been prosecuted for his or her actions.
The Hill famous Parson saying he believed the McCloskeys “did what they legally should do.”
Parson added, “A mob does not have the right to charge your property. They had every right to protect themselves.”
On June 17, 2021, Breitbart Information noticed that Mark McCloskey pleaded responsible to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault and Patricia pleaded responsible to misdemeanor harassment. As a part of their plea, they forfeited the weapons they had been holding when standing outdoors their dwelling on June 28, 2020.
On August 3, 2021, the Related Press reported that Gov. Parson introduced his pardon of the McCloskeys,.
Missouri Home Democrat Minority Chief Crystal Quade criticized Parson’s pardon, saying, “It is beyond disgusting that Mark and Patricia McCloskey admitted they broke the law and within weeks are rewarded with pardons, yet men like Kevin Strickland, who has spent more than 40 years in prison for crimes even prosecutors now say he didn’t commit, remain behind bars with no hope of clemency.”
Strickland was discovered responsible of a 1978 Kansas Metropolis triple murder and is now requesting clemency.
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